Usborne fiction editorial director Rebecca Hill, author Candice Carty-Williams and Claire Malcolm, chief executive of New Writing North, have all been nominated for the h100 Awards, run by Covent Garden private members’ club, h Club.
The three founders of The Flip (Female Leadership in Publishing) digital platform and newsletter – Ella Horne, Helena Gonda and the late Sophie Christopher – are also among the nominations in the Publishing & Writing category of the Awards.
Publishers Ra Page of Comma Press and John Mitchinson of Unbound, poet and Out-Spoken founder Anthony Anaxagorou, and authors Luan Goldie, Ayisha Malik and Onjali Q Rauf complete the list of nominees.
The h100 Awards, now in their 11th year, celebrate the UK’s creative talent across 10 different categories, including architecture, fashion, film, games and music, and the winners will be announced on 10th September.
Judging the Publishing & Writing category this year were Penguin Random House editorial director Henry Vine, Syima Aslam of the Bradford Literature Festival, novelist Mike Gayle and agent Zoe King of A M Heath.