Thu, 16/09/2010 - 15:33
The Galaxy British Book Awards are to be reborn as the Galaxy National Book Awards, with a televised ceremony due to take place in November this year followed by five 30-minute shows over five weeks.
Galaxy will sponsor the awards, with the deal finalised just last week after nine months of negotiations. The new awards were unveiled to...
Fri, 30/04/2010 - 11:27
ORION LITERARY AGENT OF THE YEAR
Jo Unwin—Conville & Walsh
Finding slush pile gold and high-profile clients
A former writer for children's television, Jo Unwin has made a meteoric start to her career in agenting—which began less than two years ago. She had also previously worked as a bookseller and in...
Wed, 21/04/2010 - 09:01
The first Bookseller Industry Awards shortlist has been announced with 16 categories covering the publishing and retail industry.
The awards combine the British Book Industry Awards, also known as the trade Nibbies, and The
Bookseller's own Retail Awards.
Neill Denny, editor-in-chief of The Bookseller...
Sun, 20/09/2009 - 13:00
The Bookseller has signed a licensing agreement for the British Book Industry Awards and intends to merge the awards with its own Retail Awards. A unified awards that will recognise retailers, publishers and all sides of the business will now take place during the annual Book Industry Conference. The next conference will take place in...
Tue, 02/06/2009 - 07:58
Indie publishers Canongate and Atlantic were the big winners at the British Book Industy Awards, held last night (1st June) during this year’s Booksellers Industry Conference. W H Smith picked up the chain of the year gong, while The Hungerford Bookshop was indie of the year.
Canongate picked up Publisher of the Year, with the...
Thu, 27/11/2008 - 14:15
The deadline of 1st December for entries from publishers to the Galaxy British Book Awards is fast approaching. A full application form with all relevant details is available by clicking the link below. The televised awards will be held on Friday April 3rd.
Thu, 22/05/2008 - 15:03
Publishers have expressed exasperation at the cost and content of this year's BA conference and British Book Industry Awards. Heads of publishing companies and retailers have privately expressed fears to The Bookseller that next year's conference in Newcastle could be poorly attended following what they saw as a lack of...
Fri, 11/04/2008 - 09:24
This week's Nibbies were meant to be a sleeker, more commercial affair: A slimmed down number of categories, no more faffing about or waiting for a 11pm three-courser, and a new, illustrious "book of the year" announcement to heighten excitement.
The red carpet entrance and extended ballroom reception, complete with circulating...
Fri, 11/04/2008 - 06:59
This year's British Book Trade Awards shortlists see Arcadia, Atlantic Books, David Fickling Books, Fig Tree, Jonathan Cape and Pan Macmillan compete for the imprint of the year, while Woolworths' Matt Bridge, Sam Harrison from Waterstone's, W H Smith Travel's Craig Hillier and Georgina Hanratty of independent Tales on Moon Lane...
Thu, 10/04/2008 - 06:09
J K Rowling and Ian McEwan were the big winners at this year's Galaxy British Book Awards, with Rowling taking home the Outstanding Achievement award. The award was Rowling's fifth Nibbie win, having previously won the children's book category twice, as well as the author and book of the year categories. Prime Minister Gordon Brown...