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The Bookseller Industry Awards 2012 – Winners

Winners in bold & italic in each category (as noted from twitter this evening).

Imprint and Editor of the Year sponsored by The Publishing Training Centre (PTC)

Constable & Robinson: James Garbutt, Corsair
HarperCollins: Jane Johnson, Voyager
Hodder & Stoughton: Carole Welch, Sceptre
Icon Books: Duncan Heath, Icon Books
Random House: Liz Foley, Harvill Secker
Simon & Schuster: Suzanne Baboneau, Simon & Schuster
Granta Publications: Sara Holloway, Granta Books

Children’s Publisher of the Year

HarperCollins Children’s Books
Penguin’s Children’s Books
Random House Children’s Books
Scholastic Children’s Books
Simon & Schuster Children’s Books
Usborne Publishing


Independent Publisher of the Year

Anova Books
Aurum Press
Constable & Robinson
Faber & Faber
Igloo Books
Osprey Group
The Folio Society


Literary Agent of the Year

Caroline Sheldon: Caroline Sheldon Literary Agency
Clare Conville: Conville & Walsh
Jonny Geller: Curtis Brown
Gordon Wise: Curtis Brown
Maggie Hanbury: The Hanbury Agency
Simon Trewin: United Agents


Publisher of the Year

Harlequin UK
Hodder & Stoughton
Pan Macmillan
Simon & Schuster
Vintage Publishing


Rights Professional of the Year sponsored by Frankfurt Book Fair

Mary Thompson: HarperCollins
Jason Bartholomew: Hodder
Andy Hine: Little, Brown
Zosia Knopp: Puffin
Tracy Phillips: Simon & Schuster Children’s Books


Publicity Campaign of the Year sponsored by the PPC

Anwen Hooson & Amelia Fairney (Riot Communications & Viking, Penguin): Charles Dickens: A Life by Claire Tomalin
Ed Griffiths (Ebury Press, Random House): How to be a Woman by Caitlin Moran
Alison Barrow & Ben Willis (Transworld): Before I Go To Sleep by S J Watson
Preena Gadher & Liz Hyder (Riot Communications): Theakstons Old Peculier Crime Writing Festival
Maura Brickell (Headline Review): When God Was a Rabbit by Sarah Winman
Nina Douglas (Orion): My Sister Lives on the Mantlepiece by Annabel Pitcher


Marketing Campaign of the Year sponsored by Nielsen

The Night Circus, Vintage Publishing
Lord of the Flies, Faber & Faber Ltd
Room, Pan Macmillan
When God Was a Rabbit – 2011: Year of the Rabbit, Headline Publishing
I Partridge: We Need to Talk About Alan, HarperCollins
World Book Day, World Book Day
A Dance With Dragons, HarperCollins
The Richard and Judy Book Club, exclusively at W H Smith, W H Smith
For Dummies: The 20th Anniversary, John Wiley & Sons


Digital Strategy of the Year

Nosy Crow
Constable and Robinson
Faber & Faber Ltd
Lonely Planet
W H Smith


Academic, Education and Professional Publisher of the Year

Bloomsbury Academic and Professional
Edward Elgar Publishing
Cengage Learning
Collins Education
Hart Publishing
Oxford University Press
The Royal Society of Chemistry


National Bookseller of the Year
Foyles Bookshop
W H Smith

Children’s Bookseller of the Year sponsored by Usborne

Scholastic Book Fairs
The Works
W H Smith


Children’s Independent Bookseller of the Year sponsored by Walker Books

Octavia’s Bookshop
Storytellers Inc
Children’s Bookshop, Muswell Hill
Jarrold’s Book Department
Seven Stories Bookshop
The Book Nook


Library of the Year

Edinburgh City Libraries
Norfolk and Norwich Millennium Library
Orkney Library & Archive
Stockton Central
Wotton Fields Library, Northampton


Manager of the Year

Darrell Thrush-Denning, Blackwell’s, Edinburgh Southbridge
Rebecca Hart, Foyles, Westfield Stratford City
Rebecca Cameron, Foyles, Westfield London (White City)
Kristian Berggreen, Kemptown Bookshop, Brighton


Sue Butterworth Young Bookseller of the Year sponsored by HarperCollins
Octavia Karavla, Octavia’s Bookshop
Tomás Kenny, Kennys Bookshop
Katie Clapham, Storytellers, Inc.
Thomas Ogilvie, The Mainstreet Trading Company
Cara Fielder, Waterstones


Independent Bookseller of the Year sponsored by Gardners

Chorleywood Bookshop, Chorleywood
Dulwich Books, London
Linghams Booksellers, Heswall
St Ives Bookshop, St Ives
The Bookshop Kibworth Limited, Kibworth
The Gutter Bookshop, Dublin
The Main Street Trading Company, St Boswells


3 comments on “The Bookseller Industry Awards 2012 – Winners

  1. Fenella
    May 15, 2012

    That’s strange – your list says Usborne won Children’s Publisher of the Year and yet Penguin are claiming on their website that they did, and quoting what the judges said………

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