Bookseller Industry Awards shortlist announced

<p>The first Bookseller Industry Awards shortlist has been announced with 16 categories covering the publishing and retail industry. </p><p>The awards combine the British Book Industry Awards, also known as the trade Nibbies, and <em>The<br />Bookseller</em>&#39;s own Retail Awards. </p><p>Neill Denny, editor-in-chief of <em>The Bookseller</em>, said: &ldquo;The shortlist represents an exceptionally strong group of people and companies, all of whom have inspiring stories of excellence and creativity. We will be telling them over the next few weeks, ahead of unveiling the winners in May. We wish them all good luck.&rdquo; </p><p>Winners will be announced at the awards ceremony on 17th May at the Royal Courts of Justice.</p><p><strong>The shortlists:</strong></p><p><strong>SUE BUTTERWORTH YOUNG BOOKSELLER OF THE YEAR (HarperCollins) </strong></p><p>Claire Boothby&mdash;Waterstone&#39;s</p><p>Georgina Hanratty&mdash;Tales on Moon Lane </p><p>Lorna Duncanson&mdash;Seven Stories</p><p>Shelly Roberts&mdash;Sainsbury&#39;s</p><p>Rachael Lloyd&mdash;Foyles<br /><br /><strong>PUBLICITY CAMPAIGN OF THE YEAR (PPC and Midas)</strong></p><p>Anna Robinson&mdash;Simon &amp; Schuster for <em>Lion Man</em> by Ian McGeechan </p><p>Joe Pickering&mdash;Penguin for <em>Legend of a Suicide</em> by David Vann </p><p>Lyndsey Dalladay&mdash;Transworld for <em>Unseen Academicals</em> by Terry Pratchett </p><p>Mari Yamazaki&mdash;Penguin Press for <em>The Sartorialist</em> by Scott Schumann </p><p>Reetu Kabra&mdash;Puffin for <em>DOT Robot</em> by Jason Bradbury<br /><br /><strong>INNOVATION IN THE PUBLISHING SUPPLY CHAIN (IBS)</strong></p><p>Bertrams </p><p>Hachette&mdash;Printer Direct Delivery Solution </p><p>Macmillan Distribution&mdash;MDL Midas System </p><p>Nielsen </p><p>SBS Worldwide<br /><br /><strong>CHILDREN&#39;S INDEPENDENT BOOKSELLER OF THE YEAR (Walker Books) </strong></p><p>Book Nook </p><p>Children&#39;s Bookshop Edinburgh </p><p>Children&#39;s Bookshop Muswell Hill </p><p>Mainstreet Trading Company </p><p>Norfolk Children&#39;s Book Centre<br /><br /><strong>RIGHTS PROFESSIONAL OF THE YEAR (Frankfurter Buchmesse) </strong></p><p>Alex Nicholas&mdash;Orion Children&#39;s Books </p><p>Andrea Joyce&mdash;Canongate </p><p>Andy Hine&mdash;Little, Brown </p><p>Graham Cook&mdash;Haynes </p><p>Jason Bartholomew&mdash;Hodder &amp; Stoughton<br /><br /><strong>MANAGER OF THE YEAR (Wiley) </strong></p><p>Gemma Barry&mdash;Waterstone&#39;s, Lancaster</p><p>Sion Hamilton&mdash;Foyles, Charing Cross Road</p><p>Steve Orchard&mdash;Blackwell, Charing Cross Road </p><p>Susan Sinclair&mdash;Foyles, Royal Festival Hall and St Pancras <br /><br /><strong>LITERARY AGENT OF THE YEAR (Orion/Weidenfeld &amp; Nicolson)</strong> </p><p>Jo Unwin&mdash;Conville &amp; Walsh</p><p>Jonny Geller&mdash;Curtis Brown </p><p>Luigi Bonomi&mdash;LBA<br /><br /><strong>DIRECT BOOKSELLING COMPANY OF THE YEAR (BDS) </strong></p><p> </p><p>Book Depository </p><p></p><p>Scholastic Book Clubs <br /><strong><br />DIGITAL INNOVATION (Futurebook) </strong></p><p>Accent Press&mdash;Xcite Books</p><p>Bloomsbury&mdash;Bloomsbury&#39;s Public Library Online</p><p>Ebury&mdash;Tess Daly <em>Baby Diaries </em></p><p>Enhanced Editions </p><p>Harlequin Mills &amp; Boon </p><p>HarperCollins&mdash;<br /><strong><br />IMPRINT AND EDITOR OF THE YEAR (The Bookseller) </strong></p><p>HarperCollins&mdash;Lynne Drew, HarperFiction </p><p> HarperCollins&mdash;Nicholas Pearson, Fourth Estate </p><p>Little, Brown&mdash;Lennie Goodings, Virago </p><p>Orion&mdash;Gollancz Team </p><p>Penguin Group&mdash;Stuart Proffitt, Allen Lane </p><p>Quercus&mdash;Christopher MacLehose, MacLehose Press <br /><br /><strong>CHILDREN&#39;S BOOKSELLER OF THE YEAR (Usborne) </strong></p><p>Asda </p><p>Foyles</p><p></p><p>Sainsbury&#39;s</p><p>W H Smith<br /><strong><br />MARKETING CAMPAIGN OF THE YEAR (Nielsen) </strong></p><p>Hodder &amp; Stoughton&mdash;<em>Under the Dome</em> </p><p>Orion&mdash;<em>True Blood</em> </p><p>Puffin&mdash;<em>The Very Hungry Caterpillar 40th Anniversary</em> </p><p>Quercus&mdash;Stieg Larsson Millennium Trilogy </p><p>Titan&mdash;<em>Watchmen</em> </p><p>Transworld&mdash;Dan Brown </p><p>W H Smith&mdash;Times Recommended Read <br /><br /><strong>INDEPENDENT BOOKSELLER OF THE YEAR (Gardners Books) </strong></p><p>Kemptown Bookshop </p><p>Mr B&#39;s Emporium of Reading Delights</p><p> One Tree Books </p><p>The Chepstow Bookshop </p><p>White Rose Books <br /><strong><br />INDEPENDENT PUBLISHER OF THE YEAR (Lightning Source) </strong></p><p>Constable &amp; Robinson </p><p>Hay House Publishers </p><p>John Blake </p><p>Kyle Cathie </p><p>Quiller Publishing </p><p>Search Press <br /><br /><strong>GENERAL OR CHAIN BOOKSELLING COMPANY OF THE YEAR (Martina Cole) </strong></p><p>Asda </p><p>Blackwell</p><p>Foyles </p><p>Sainsbury&#39;s </p><p>W H Smith <br /><br /><strong>PUBLISHER OF THE YEAR (Publishing Technology) </strong></p><p>Faber &amp; Faber </p><p>Little, Brown Book Group </p><p>Orion Publishing Group </p><p>Quercus Publishing</p><p>Simon &amp; Schuster UK</p><p>Transworld <br /> </p>