London Book Fair director Andy Ventris says, he’s learned the personal investment so many publishing professionals bring to their work.
Voted one of the ‘100 Great Black Britons’ in 2020, Margaret Busby is fêted at London’s Hurlingham Club for her Lifetime Achievement International Excellence Award.
The winners of the honors are to discuss their work in some of London Book Fair’s all-digital programming on June 29.
These awards include recognition for rights professionals, audiobook publishers, bookstores, educational learning resources, and more.
In its new partnership with Frankfurt, the World Intellectual Property Organization will award its Accessible Publishing honor on October 20.
London Book Fair director Jacks Thomas submitted her resignation in September, and planned to announce her departure at the 2020 fair, which was canceled because of coronavirus.
Awards this year go to winners in India, New Zealand, Kenya, Germany, Egypt, Spain, Indonesia, Finland, Italy, the UK, and USA.
Nigel Newton, founding CEO of Bloomsbury, is to receive a London Book Fair Lifetime Achievement Award for his ‘huge contribution to the book industry.’
The 2020 International Excellence Awards ceremony will be held for the first time in a London outside the European Union.
As confusion on Brexit continues, the London Book Fair International Book Awards audience cheered internationalism in the largest yet round of honors.