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.
For a third year, London Book Fair includes an accomplished illustrator among its highlighted industry professionals and offers illustration-related events.
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 International Publishers Association is engaged in several presentations at London Book Fair on diversity, copyright, and the freedom to publish.
London’s CAMEO Awards hail collaborations in Brexitian Britain’s creative industries, honoring book adaptations to film, television, stage, and audio.
Twelve Emirati writers appear during London Book Fair as part of the Market Focus Sharjah program, produced with the British Council.
The 2020 International Excellence Awards ceremony will be held for the first time in a London outside the European Union.
A March 10 half-day ‘Audio HQ’ conference will open London Book Fair in the show’s new audio-specific exhibition area at Olympia London.
The first outing in the States of London Book Fair’s CAMEO Awards for book adaptation work is a lesson not only in good audiobook production but also in the essential internationalism of publishing that’s missing from the shrinking BookExpo 2019.