The 2021 British Book Awards announces its shortlists of more than 90 small presses and 48 bookstores across the UK.
The 28-category British Book Awards program has 41 jurors in place for the 2021 cycle, with an awards program on May 13.
In last year’s International Excellence Awards, Europe and Asia were prominent among winners, with Bonnier taking the inclusivity prize.
Even the awards win awards in the UK, as the British Book Awards is named Event of the Year at the 2020 Independent Publisher Awards.
Writers’ British Book Awards include Evaristo, Carty-Williams, Rowling, Donaldson, Jackson, Taddeo, Allinson and Featherstone.
To toast its 30th anniversary, the ‘Nibbies’ ceremony on May 18 will name a ‘best of the best’ winner with the lucky author onstage.
Bologna’s influential Best Children’s Publishers of the Year program has its deadline for submissions this year at the end of the month.
Multiple honorees in many of the prize categories this year provide more writers with wins, if smaller cash awards for each winner.
The nine authors’ awards administered by the Society of Authors this year will break a new record in terms of combined prize money for honorees.
Announced since 2013 in six geographical parts of the world, the list this year includes Canada’s Comme des géants and Ghana’s Sub-Saharan publishers.