The British Printing Industries Federation (BPIF), in partnership with Oxford Brookes University and The Publishers Association are calling for entries to the British Book Design and Production Awards 2019.

These are the only industry awards to promote and celebrate the excellence and craftsmanship of the British book design and production industry. All books published between 1 July 2018 and 28 June 2019 are eligible for entry in this year’s awards.

There are 18 categories that reflect the many various forms books can take including;
Brand/Series Identity
Lifestyle Illustrated
Limited Edition & Fine Binding
Literature
Self-Published Books
Educational Books
Digitally Printed Books
Scholarly, Academic & Reference Books
Exhibition Catalogues
Children’s Trade Ages 0 – 8 Years
Photographic Books
Children’s Trade Ages 9 – 16 Years
Art and Architecture Monographs
Best Jacket/Cover Design
Graphic Novels
Best Student Book
Trade Illustrated
Best British Book

There is also a category for aspiring students to enter their work, with the chance to win a cheque for £500 as well as a short internship with a leading designer, publisher or printer.

Industry experts from the areas of design, publishing and production will judge the entries and stamp the book that outshines the rest with the title of ‘Book of the Year’.

The deadline for book entries is Friday 28 June 2019. The awards will be presented at a dazzling ceremony on 21 November at the iconic Landmark Hotel in London.

For further details on the awards and entries please go to www.britishbookawards.org or contact Anaïs Bellemans at the BPIF on 020 7915 8320 or anais.bellemans@bpif.org.uk.

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