The shortlists for the 2017 British Book Awards were announced today at the London Book Fair, and we are absolutely thrilled that Nosy Crow have been shortlisted in four categories!
We’re shortlisted in the Children’s Publisher of the Year category (sponsored by TESCO), against an incredible list of much larger and older publishers – Penguin Random House Children’s, DK, Scholastic Children’s Books, Macmillan Children’s Books, Walker Books, Usborne Publishing, Bloomsbury Children’s Books, and Faber Children’s.
We’re shortlisted for the Independent Publisher of the Year award (sponsored by Firsty Group), against another incredibly strong field – Oneworld, Bradt Travel Guides, Faber & Faber, Summersdale, Kogan Page, Head of Zeus, and Unbound.
Nosy Crow’s amazing Rights Manager, Ola Gotkowska, is shortlisted (for the second year running) in the Rights Professional of the Year category (sponsored by Frankfurt Book Fair) – against Sarah Scarlett (Penguin), Monique Corless (Vintage), Kate Hibbert (Little, Brown Book Group), Andrew Sharp (Machete Children’s), Michele Young (Pan Macmillan), Amy Hunter (Summersdale), and Karine Marko (Quarto Group).
And finally, Nosy Crow’s incredible Editorial Director, Camilla Reid, is shortlisted for the Editor of the Year prize, against Wayne Brookes (Pan Macmillan), Jane Griffiths (Simon & Schuster), Rachel Leyshon (Chicken House), Lucy Malagoni (Little, Brown), Juliet Mabey (Oneworld), Carole Tonkinson (Bluebird), Jenny Tyler (Usborne Publishing), and Rowland White (Michael Joseph).
You can read the full shortlists for every category here – the winners will be announced at the British Book Awards evening on Monday 8th May.
Congratulations to everyone who’s been shortlisted!