Trailblazer Awards

  • The Trailblazer Awards

    The Trailblazer Awards are powered by The London Book Fair and in partnership with the Society of Young Publishers (SYP) and BookBrunch. These awards were created to celebrate the next generation of the UK publishing industry; those 'roaring through their 20s'.

    The winners were announced on 31 January 2019.

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  • The 2019 Winners

    • Hena Bryan, Bryan House Publishing
    • Leena Normington, Vintage
    • Nicola Chang, The Good Literary Agency
    • Sabby Kaur, Emerald Publishing
    • Salma Ibrahim, Literary Natives

    More about the winners

  • The 2019 Trailblazers

    The Trailblazer Awards was held in a glitzy ceremony at Soho House, Dean Street on 31 January 2019. Meet the longlisted Trailblazers and our stellar speakers!

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    In Partnership with the SYP

    “As a society that support young people entering and progressing in the first few years of their career, we couldn’t be more proud to be involved in The Trailblazers Awards, a fantastic initiative that recognises those under 30 who are truly making their mark on the industry.”

    Alice Geary, UK Chair of the Society of Young Publishers (SYP) 2017

    Learn about the SYP

    Welcome to our Media Partner

    We're thrilled to welcome BookBrunch as a media partner for the Trailblazer Awards 2019. BookBrunch is an information site and daily news service for the book industry. Founded by Liz Thomson and Nicholas Clee, it is now edited by Clee and Neill Denny.

    Learn about BookBrunch

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