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.
The program, which features international work experience and travel, supports literary agents and rights directors in their formative professional years and is an initiative of the Deborah Rogers Foundation.
With its Authors’ Awards not only for younger writers but also one for a first-time novelist older than 40, the Society of Authors releases shortlists for more than £98,000 in literary 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.
Named in six parts of the world, Bologna’s sixth annual cohort of ‘Best Children’s Publishers of the Year’ is named on the first evening of the book fair.