Trailblazer Awards

  • The Trailblazer Awards

    The Trailblazer Awards are powered by The London Book Fair and in partnership with the Society of Young Publishers (SYP) and BookBrunch and sponsored by The Publishing Training Centre. These awards were created to celebrate the next generation of the UK publishing industry; those 'roaring through their 20s'.

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  • For those Roaring through their 20s!

    The Awards celebrate publishing professionals who are demonstrating innovation and ambition in the book industry, and are open to anyone under the age of 30 (as of 14 March 2017).

    Entries are now closed

    The 2017 Winners

    • Anna Russo, Hodder Education
    • Caroline Tatam, Cambridge University Press
    • Claire O'Neill, Audible UK
    • Heather McDaid, 404 Ink
    • Željka Marošević, Daunt Books Publishing

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    The Shortlist

    Suffice to say, we were completely overwhelmed by the calibre of entries and humbled by the array of sheer talent that unfolded through the nominations both written and filmed that we received.

    Take a look at the incredible shortlist.

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  • Welcome to our Sponsor

    The Publishing Training Centre is a network of over 50 publishing and training professionals focused solely on delivering training courses for the publishing industry and developing publishing skills.

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    In Partnership with the SYP

    “The Trailblazer Awards are a great initiative to support and reward young people in publishing and we’re thrilled to be involved.”

    Anna Cunnane, Chair of the Society of Young Publishers (SYP) 2015

    Learn about the SYP

    Welcome to our Media Partner

    We're thrilled to welcome BookBrunch as a media partner for the Trailblazer Awards 2017. BookBrunch is an information site and daily news service for the book industry. Founded by Liz Thomson and Nicholas Clee, it is now edited by Clee and Neill Denny.

    Learn about BookBrunch

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