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.
Dorotea Bromberg co-founded Swedish book publisher Bromberg Bokförlag with her father. The company still punches far above its weight in the literary world.
The shortlisted industry players and programs for this year’s London Book Fair International Excellence Awards are from Europe, the Americas, Asia, Africa, and Australasia.
Two items from London: Publishing Perspectives columnist Richard Charkin announces a new publishing venture, and London Book Fair opens submissions for its 2019 International Excellence Awards.
The Nigerian publishing house founded by Bibi Bakare-Yusef was named winner of the Inclusivity in Publishing Award, and US-based Sara Miller McCune was on-hand to accept her Lifetime Achievement Award.
The Lifetime Achievement Award is to go to SAGE Publishing founder Sara Miller McCune on April 10 as part of London Book Fair’s and the Publishers Association’s International Excellence Awards.