Entries invited for Publishing Next Awards

Entries have been invited for the Publishing Next Industry Awards 2022. In its ninth year, the Awards, established under the aegis of the platform of the Publishing Next conference, seek to recognise the innovation and leadership of publishing professionals and others in the book trade.

13 Apr 2022 | By Dibyajyoti Sarma

The last date to apply is 31 May 2022.

For the ninth edition of the Publishing Next Industry Awards, publishers can apply for any of the 11 categories. The last date to apply is 31 May 2022.

The only awards of their kind presented in India, the Awards categories include the coveted Publisher of the Year. Other categories include Book Illustrator of the Year; Editor of the Year and Bookstore of the Year.

Focusing on individual books, the remaining Awards categories include Book of the Year (English); Book of the Year (Indian Languages); Children’s Book of the Year (For ages 0-8 years); Children’s Book of the Year (For ages 8+); Book of the Year (Art, Illustration and Photography); Book Cover of the Year (English); and Book Cover of the Year (Indian Languages).

The Awards were instituted in 2014 to reward the talent, initiative, entrepreneurial zeal and untiring efforts of publishers — big, small, independent — that create books.

A specialist jury, consisting of experienced industry professionals, will select the winner and runner-up in each category. The decision of the jury and Publishing Next Advisory Board as regards winners in each category will be final and binding.

The winner receives the Publishing Next Industry Award trophy and a certificate of merit and the right to use the Publishing Next Industry Award logo. The runner-up is presented with a certificate of merit.

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