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  • LBF International Excellence Awards – 2018 Winners and Shortlist

    A warm congratulations to the 2018 winners and shortlist for the LBF International Excellence Awards, which is listed below. A special ceremony was held on the opening night of The London Book Fair 2018 to celebrate their achievements.

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    The Academic and Professional Publisher Award

    2018 Winner
    • Brill Publishers (Netherlands)

    2018 Shortlist

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

    The Audiobook Publisher of the Year (new)

    2018 Winner

    • Penguin Random House Audio (USA)

    2018 Shortlist

    • KaiShu Story Media & Culture Co (China)
    • Ubook.com (Brazil)

    The Bookstore of the Year Award, sponsored by Gardners

    2018 Winner

    • The Uppsala English Bookshop (Sweden)

    2018 Shortlist

    • Carturesti (Romania)
    • Timbooktoo (Gambia)

    The Educational Initiatives Award

    2018 Winner

    • Quirky Kid (Australia)

    2018 Shortlist

    • Agents of Discovery (Canada)
    • Lughati (UAE)

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

    2018 Winner

    • Ideas Roadshow (Canada)

    2018 Shortlist

    • Quirky Kid (Australia)
    • Sviesa (Lithuania)

    The Library of the Year Award (new)

    2018 Winner

    • National Library of Latvia (Latvia)

    2018 Shortlist

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

    The Literary Translation Initiative Award

    2018 Winner

    • Geopoetika (Serbia)

    2018 Shortlist

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

    The Literary Agent Award

    2018 Winners

    • Deborah Harris, The Deborah Harris Agency (USA)
    • Gloria Gutierrez, Balcells Agency (Spain)

    2018 Shortlist

    • Tuttle-Mori Agency (Japan)

    The Literary Festival Award

    2018 Winner

    • George Town Literary Festival (Malaysia)

    2018 Shortlist

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

    The Rights Professional Award

    2018 Winner

    • Jennifer Powell, Scholastic (USA)

    2018 Shortlist

    • 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

    2018 Winner

    • Dienas Grāmata (Latvia)

    2018 Shortlist

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

    The Market Focus Baltics Education Publisher Award (new)

    2018 Winner

    • Zvaigzne ABC Publishers (Latvia)

    2018 Shortlist

    • Avita Publishing (Estonia)
    • Sviesa (Lithuania)

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

    2018 Winner

    • Kake Make (Alma Littera) (Lithuania)

    2018 Shortlist

    • Liels un Mazs (Latvia)
    • Päike ja Pilv (Estonia)

    Eligible for entries from all countries, including the UK:

    Accessible Books Consortium International Excellence Award: Publisher

    2018 Winner

    • Hachette Livre (France)

    2018 Shortlist

    • Constantine Editores (Mexico)
    • Taylor & Francis (UK)

    Accessible Books Consortium International Excellence Award: Initiative

    2018 Winner

    • Daisy Forum of India (India)

    2018 Shortlist

    • Dolphin Computer Access (UK)
    • Fundação Dorina Nowill para Cegos (Brazil)
    • Typefi (Australia)

    The Quantum Publishing Innovation Award

    2018 Winner

    • TAG Literary Experiences (Brazil)

    2018 Shortlist

    • Publica (Latvia)
    • SuperMemo (Poland)
    • Novellic (UK)

    Eligible for entries from the UK only:

    Inclusivity in Publishing Award, supported by the Publishers Association

    2018 Winner

    • Cassava Republic

    2018 Shortlist

    • HarperCollins
    • Penguin Random House
    • Saqi Books

    Eligible for entries from China only:

    The Bookstore Spirit of China Award, sponsored by Gardners

    2018 Winner

    • Sanlian Taofen Bookstore

    2018 Shortlist

    • Academic & Professional Book Centre
    • Fangsuo Bookstore

    The London Book Fair Simon Master Chairman’s Award

    2018 Recipient

    • Asoke K Ghosh, Chairman and Managing Director, PHI Learning (India)

    The London Book Fair Lifetime Achievement Award

    2018 Recipient

    • Sara Miller McCune, Founder and Executive Chairman of SAGE Publishing (USA)

    The Association for Publishing Education (APE) Dissertation and Project Prizes

    • Best MA Dissertation: Lucie DuCarre, Kingston University
    • Best BA Dissertation: Annabelle Rose, Oxford Brookes University      
    • Best MA/BA Practical Project Prize: Freya Maenhout, Oxford Brookes University
    • Best Overall Project: Freya Maenhout, Oxford Brookes University.
  • 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.

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  • 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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