Winners 2015

Congratulations to all the winners

Winners' Gallery

Shortlist & Winners 2015

Academic, Educational and Professional Publisher of the Year

sponsored by Gardner’s Books

Bloomsbury Academic and Professional

Collins Learning (HarperCollins)

Hodder Education   Winner

Oxford University Press


Scholastic Education

Book Retailer of the Year

sponsored by Bertrams



Waterstones   Winner

Children's Bookseller of the Year

sponsored by Macmillan Children's Books


Storytellers, Inc.

The Book Nook   Winner

The Edinburgh Bookshop

Travelling Books


Children's Publisher of the Year

sponsored by Booktrust

Chicken House


Egmont Publishing

Hachette Children's Books

HarperCollins Children's Books   Winner

Nosy Crow

Simon & Schuster Children's Books

Usborne Publishing

Digital Business of the Year




Head of Zeus   Winner

John Smith's


Lost My Name

Pan Macmillan

Editor of the Year

sponsored by Inspired Selection

Alan Samson, Weidenfeld & Nicolson and Orion

Charlotte Hardman, Coronet 

Francesca Main, Picador   Winner

Kimberley Young, HarperFiction

Maria Rejt, Mantle

Sarah Adams, Transworld Publishers

Venetia Butterfield, Viking & Penguin Books

HarperCollins Young Retailer of the Year, in honour of Sue Butterworth

sponsored by HarperCollins

Imogen Hargreaves, Mostly Books

Joe Tagg, Blackwell's   Winner

Louise Corcoran, Foyles

Rory Hill, The Book Hive   Highly Commended

Scott Campbell, Waterstones

Imprint of the Year

sponsored by FMcM

Blink Publishing, Bonnier Publishing

Chatto & Windus, Penguin Random House

Mantle, Pan Macmillan

Orbit, Little, Brown Book Group

Picador, Pan Macmillan

Serpent's Tail, Profile Books

Weidenfeld & Nicolson, Orion Publishing Group   Winner

Independent Academic, Educational and Professional Publisher of the Year

Edinburgh University Press

Edward Elgar Publishing


John Catt Educational

Liverpool University Press   Winner

Independent Bookshop of the Year

sponsored by Gardner’s Books

Booka Bookshop, Midlands and Wales   Winner

Caxton Books & Gallery, East England

Chorleywood Bookshop, South-East England

Regency Bookshop, London

Storytellers, Inc., North England

The Edinburgh Bookshop, Scotland

The Gutter Bookshop, Ireland

The Hungerford Bookshop, South-West England

Independent Publisher of the Year

sponsored by Print on Demand Worldwide

Biteback Publishing

Carcanet Press

Head of Zeus

Nosy Crow

Pavilion Books

Profile Books   Winner

Pushkin Press


Verso   Highly Commended

Library of the Year

in association with The Reading Agency

Claude Ramsey Library, Greenwich

Dudley Libraries

Exeter Library

Orkney Library & Archive   Winner

Sunderland City Library Service

Wigan Library

Literary Agent of the Year

sponsored by Orion

Andrew Lownie, Andrew Lownie Literary Agency

Anna Webber, United Agents

Eugenie Furniss, Furniss Lawton

Eve White, The Eve White Literary Agency

Gordon Wise, Curtis Brown   Winner

Juliet Mushens, The Agency Group

Manager of the Year

sponsored by Books Are My Bag

Carolyn and Katie Clapham, Storytellers, Inc.

Janette Cross, Foyles

Jen Shenton, Waterstones   Winner

Marie Moser, The Edinburgh Bookshop

Rebecca MacAlister, Blackwell's

Marketing Strategy of the Year

sponsored by Nielsen

Foyles 107 Charing Cross Road Launch, Foyles

HarperCollins Virtual Festivals, HarperCollins

James Patterson is Missing, Penguin Random House

Letters Live, Canongate   Winner

The Girl With All the Gifts, Orbit

The Lemon Grove , Tinder Press, Headline

We Help Make Christmas Easy, Eason

You Are Here, Pan Macmillan

Publicity Campaign

sponsored by PPC

Annabel Robinson, FMcM & Tania Vian-Smith, Penguin
Half Bad by Sally Green

Emma Knight, Hodder & Stoughton
There's Something I've Been Dying to Tell You by Lynda Bellingham

Liz Sich and Chris Baker with support from Four Colman Getty for the Launch of Foyles 107 Charing Cross Road 

Georgina Moore, Headline   Highly Commended
The Lemon Grove by Helen Walsh

Ruth Waldram, Jonathan Cape   Winner
H is for Hawk by Helen MacDonald

Sandra Taylor, Picador
The Miniaturist by Jessie Burton

Publisher of the Year



Hodder & Stoughton

Little, Brown


Pan Macmillan   Winner



Rights Professional of the Year

sponsored by Frankfurt Book Fair 

Alex Nicholas, Orion Children's Books

Alexandra McNicoll, Conville & Walsh

Kate Hibbert, Little, Brown

Paula Ziedna, Usborne Publishing

Pinelopi Pourpoutidou and Mauro Spagnol, Michael O'Mara 

Rachel Mills, Peters, Fraser and Dunlop   Winner

The Penguin rights team, Penguin

Congratulations to the winners

Thank you to all sponsors of this year's awards