Events

  • Webinar: The Global Influence of The Arabian Nights

    Thursday, July 16, 2020 - 16:00

    Spanning centuries and continents, The Arabian Nights is a monument to world literature and the ageless art of storytelling. The impact and legacy of the Nights is often underestimated, although its influence on modern literature - from Marcel Proust and James Joyce to Vladimir Nabokov and Margaret Atwood - is unmistakable. This discussion, supported by the Sheikh Zayed Book Award, will unpack the legacy of the Nights and explore its place in western literary traditions.

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  • The Bookseller Children's Conference

    County Hall, London
    Monday, September 14, 2020 - 08:45

    The Bookseller Children's Conference is all about publishing for everyone in today's divided world. This year we have the Main Stage, with panels, talks and showcases from the heart of children's content business, and Inside The Tent you will find a safe space for indepth coversations about today's big issues.  Keep an eye on our site for updates on our 2020 conference!

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  • The Bookseller Futurebook Conference

    155 Bishopsgate
    Friday, November 20, 2020 - 09:00

    For 10 years FutureBook, The Bookseller’s annual publishing conference, has tracked, interrogated, and challenged the way the international book business has embraced (and rebuffed) the digital content revolution. Today the event remains the stand-out gathering for smart thinkers, creatives and innovators across book. FutureBook 2019 was our most ambitious and far-reaching programme so far, with executives from Pearson, Hachette, Waterstones, Bonnier, Springer Nature, Faber, Booker, the BBC, Penguin Random House, Blackwell, and Lonely Planet, confirmed as speakers.

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  • The Bookseller Marketing and Publicity Conference

    Virtual Conference
    Thursday, July 9, 2020 - 08:30

    The Bookseller Marketing and Publicity Conference 2020 will be hosting live, digital panels in association with our friends at the BMS and the PPC.  This year's Marketing & Publicity Conference will cover everything from copywriting to crisis comms, micro-influencers to media consumption. It's a chance to learn from the best of the best, and a chance to be inspired. It's a chance to regroup and think about what's to come, and it's a moment to celebrate all you have created over the past three months, which is nothing short of extraordinary.

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  • The British Book Awards

    In 2020, we celebrate 30 years of The British Book Awards. The annual celebration of the best books, bookshops and publishers will return on 29th June with a virtual ceremony. 

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  • The YA Book Prize

    The YA Book Prize launched in 2014 to award a YA title written by an author living in the UK or Ireland. It is the first UK and Ireland prize to specifically focus on fiction for young adults and addresses an important need for a prize in the growing YA and teen market. The prize celebrates great books for teenagers and young adults and aims to get more teens reading and buying books.

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  • The British Book Award for Export

    The British Book Award for Export shines a spotlight on the success of the export teams of the British book trade. Organised by The Bookseller in association with Times Publishing Ltd and Pansing Distribution Pte Ltd (Books), the new award scheme runs in parallel to The British Book Awards, which celebrates Britain’s best books, best publishers and best bookshops.

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