18 – 20 April 2023


We love to celebrate the outstanding talent within our industry. Our awards ceremonies range from those celebrating international excellence in all fields of the publishing industry to recognising the innovative trailblazers who are under 30 and taking the industry by storm.

LBF International Excellence Awards

The London Book Fair International Excellence Awards 2022: Winners Revealed

The ever-popular International Excellence Awards are now in their eighth year. Celebrating global markets and showcasing the wealth of success and innovation in the world’s publishing activity outside the UK, over 65 nations have received recognition at LBF since the awards started.

Applications are now closed for the 2022 International Excellence Awards.

The Trailblazer Awards

Trailblazer Awards 2022 Winners Announced.

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

Applications are now closed for the 2022 Trailblazer Awards.

Lifetime Achievement Award

The International Lifetime Achievement Award recognises an individual who has made a truly significant mark in the sphere of global publishing. It is open to publishers, agents, editors, scouts, and anyone involved in international publishing.

Applications are now closed for the Lifetime Achievement Award.

The London Book Fair 2023