Thu, 16/05/2013 - 09:30
Foyles head of marketing Miriam Robinson has won the Kim Scott Walwyn Prize 2013, with the judges praising her "spirited innovation and commitment".
Robinson joined Foyles as a bookseller in the Charing Cross Road fiction department in 2007, having completed a publishing certificate programme in New York and undertaken an...
Mon, 17/12/2012 - 14:06
The Kim Scott Walwyn prize is now open for entries.
The national award, worth £1,000, recognises the achievements and future potential of women in publishing at the start of their careers. It is named in memory of Kim Scott Walwyn, the OUP publishing director who died in 2002.
Any woman who works in publishing is able...
Thu, 10/05/2012 - 09:32
Rukhsana Yasmin, commissioning editor at The Westbourne Press, has won this year's Kim Scott Walwyn Prize.
The £1,000 prize, which now recognises professional achievement and promise in women publishers in the first seven years of their career, was awarded by Faber editor Matthew Hollis at a ceremony at the Free Word Centre...
Fri, 13/01/2012 - 07:55
The Kim Scott Walwyn Prize 2012, for female publishers, is launched today (13th January), with prize administrators Booktrust calling for entrants.
The £1,000 prize is given in honour of Kim Scott Walwyn, Oxford University Press publishing director, who died in 2002, and any woman who has worked in publishing in the UK for up...
Fri, 12/08/2011 - 08:30
Vintage Publishing will host a paid internship, with The Bodley Head editor Kay Peddle donating her £1,000 prize money from this year's Kim Scott Walwyn Prize to help fund the four-week one-off internship.
Random House topped up the prize money with £500, with the internship aimed at an individual who might not...
Fri, 06/05/2011 - 08:35
Vintage assistant editor Kay Peddle has been awarded the Kim Scott Walwyn Prize 2011 for her Brain Shots audiobooks project for Bodley Head.
She received the prize, which recognises the professional achievements of women in publishing yesterday evening (5th May). Helen Fraser, former Penguin UK m.d., delivered the keynote speech...
Tue, 12/04/2011 - 17:05
Editors from Simon & Schuster, Atlantic, Random House and Meadowside Children's Books have made it onto the shortlist for the 2011 Kim Scott Walwyn Prize.
The award recently refocused its criteria, teaming up with the Society of Young Publishers (SYP) to recognise promise among women in the industry who have worked in...
Tue, 09/03/2010 - 15:47
The Kim Scott Walwyn Prize, which was set up to recognise the professional achievements of women in publishing, is to skip a year, with the organisers saying that they need to rethink its criteria. The £3,000 annual prize, which was founded in 2003, will not be given in 2010, but an award is being planned for 2011.
Thu, 18/06/2009 - 08:02
Kathy Rooney, m.d. of Bloomsbury publishing, has won the Kim Scott Walwyn prize, which recognises outstanding achievements by women in publishing.
Rooney was awarded £3,000 at a ceremony at St Anne’s College in Oxford; the shortlist also comprised Lennie Goodings, Publisher of Virago Press and Alison Samuels, Publishing...
Mon, 11/05/2009 - 07:07
Lennie Goodings, publisher of Virago Press, Kathy Rooney m.d. of Bloomsbury Information Ltd, and publishing director of Chatto and Windus, Alison Samuels, have all been shortlisted for the Kim Scott Walwyn Prize. The award honours outstanding achievements by women in publishing, with three contenders up for the £3,000 prize.