• LBF International Excellence Awards – 2018 Shortlist

    A warm congratulations to the 2018 shortlist for the LBF International Excellence Awards, which is listed below. The winner for each category will be announced at a special ceremony on the opening night of The London Book Fair 2018 on Tuesday 10th April.

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    The Academic and Professional Publisher Award

    • Brill Publishers (Netherlands)
    • Editorial Atheneu (Brazil)
    • International Labour Organization (ILO) Publications (Switzerland)

    The Audiobook Publisher of the Year (new)

    • KaiShu Story Media & Culture Co (China)
    • Penguin Random House Audio (USA)
    • (Brazil)

    The Bookstore of the Year Award, sponsored by Gardners

    • Carturesti (Romania)
    • Timbooktoo (Gambia)
    • The Uppsala English Bookshop (Sweden)

    The Educational Initiatives Award

    • Agents of Discovery (Canada)
    • Lughati (UAE)
    • Quirky Kid (Australia)

    The Educational Learning Resources Award, supported by The China Publishing & Media Journal

    • Ideas Roadshow (Canada)
    • Quirky Kid (Australia)
    • Sviesa (Lithuania)

    The Library of the Year Award (new)

    • Biblo Tøyen (Norway)
    • Dokk1 (Denmark)
    • National Library of Latvia (Latvia)
    • São Paulo Library (Brazil)

    The Literary Translation Initiative Award

    • American Literary Translators Association (USA)
    • Geopoetika (Serbia)
    • Lontar Foundation (Indonesia)

    The Literary Agent Award

    • Deborah Harris, The Deborah Harris Agency (USA)
    • Gloria Gutierrez, Balcells Agency (Spain)
    • Tuttle-Mori Agency (Japan)

    The Literary Festival Award

    • Conrad International Literary Festival (Poland)
    • Druskininkai Poetic Fall (Lithuania)
    • George Town Literary Festival (Malaysia)

    The Rights Professional Award

    • Jennifer Powell, Scholastic (USA)
    • Helena Koch, Estonian Children’s Literature Centre (Estonia)
    • Stefano Milano, Codice Edizioni (Italy)

    Eligible for entries from Market Focus Baltics only:
    The Market Focus Baltics Adult Trade Publisher Award

    • Alma Littera (Lithuania)
    • Dienas Grāmata (Latvia)
    • Zvaigzne ABC Publishers (Latvia)

    The Market Focus Baltics Education Publisher Award (new)

    • Avita Publishing (Estonia)
    • Sviesa (Lithuania)
    • Zvaigzne ABC Publishers (Latvia)

    The Market Focus Baltics Children’s and Young Adult Publisher Award

    • Kake Make (Alma Littera) (Lithuania)
    • Liels un Mazs (Latvia)
    • Päike ja Pilv (Estonia)

    Eligible for entries from all countries, including the UK:
    Accessible Books Consortium International Excellence Award: Publisher

    • Constantine Editores (Mexico)
    • Hachette Livre (France)
    • Taylor & Francis (UK)

    Accessible Books Consortium International Excellence Award: Initiative

    • Daisy Forum of India (India)
    • Dolphin Computer Access (UK)
    • Fundação Dorina Nowill para Cegos (Brazil)
    • Typefi (Australia)

    The Quantum Publishing Innovation Award

    • Publica (Latvia)
    • SuperMemo (Poland)
    • Novellic (UK)
    • TAG Literary Experiences (Brazil)

    Eligible for entries from the UK only:
    Inclusivity in Publishing Award, supported by the Publishers Association

    • Cassava Republic
    • HarperCollins
    • Penguin Random House
    • Saqi Books

    Eligible for entries from China only:
    The Bookstore Spirit of China Award, sponsored by Gardners

    • Academic & Professional Book Centre
    • Fangsuo Bookstore
    • Sanlian Taofen Bookstore
  • Sponsored by Hytex

    We're delighted to have Hytex sponsoring The International Excellence Awards again this year. Hytex has been designing and building bespoke exhibition stands for the Publishing Industry for over 25 years; specialising in Design, Project Management, Build, Installation and Dismantle.

    Hytex offer the ‘Complete Service’ with full support throughout the process

    Hytex are the Official Stand Build Contractor for LBF 2018.

  • Bookstore Awards Sponsored by Gardners

    In 2018, we're delighted to have Gardners sponsoring The Bookstore of the Year Award and The Bookstore Spirit of China Award. Established 30 years ago, Gardners has grown to become a leading wholesaler of books, eBooks, music and film to retailers around the world.



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