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LBF22 – The Highlights | The London Guide Truthful

The London Guide Truthful, LBF22, returned for the primary in-person present since 2019 this week and what per week it has been! The halls had been buzzing with international publishing professionals coming to do enterprise, community and study.

Amongst the hustle and bustle had been thought-provoking seminar periods, our Authors of the Day and this yr’s Illustrator of the Truthful and our 2022 Market Focus – Sharjah. The ground was residence to many LBF tales, and listed below are simply a few of them.

Thanks to those that got here to LBF22, and if you happen to couldn’t make it this yr, make amends for the highlights.

A day within the life

Here’s a little have a look at all the thrill from the present ground.

Our Authors of the Day and Illustrator of the Truthful

Maggie O’Farrell was this yr’s Grownup Writer of the Day, Emirati poet Afra Atiq was our Market Focus Writer of the Day and The Nice Dream Theft and Child Regular writers Greg James and Chris Smith had been our Kids’s Authors of the Day. This yr’s Illustrator of the Truthful was Diane Ewen. Meet up with their LBF Dwell interviews.

Bringing phrases collectively throughout borders

The London Guide Truthful, alongside the Sharjah Guide Authority, introduced Sharjah because the Market Focus of this yr’s honest.

Catalan Tradition Highlight at LBF22

Celebrating excellent expertise inside our trade

Our awards ceremonies vary from these celebrating worldwide excellence in all fields of the publishing trade to recognising the modern trailblazers who’re beneath 30 and taking the trade by storm. Atone for interviews with just a few IEA award winners and a few of this yr’s Trailblazers.

LBF Worldwide Excellence Awards

This yr’s Inclusivity in Publishing Award went to Bloomsbury.

This yr’s Bookstore of the 12 months Award went to Rahva Raamat Viru Retailer.

This yr’s Rights Skilled Award, sponsored by the Sharjah Guide Authority, went to Anna Soler-Pont, Pontas Company.

This yr’s Audiobook Writer of the 12 months award went to Saga Egmont.

The Trailblazer Awards

Trailblazer Awards 2022 Winner – Elle Brenton-Rounding, Bonnier Books UK.

Trailblazer Awards 2022 Winner – Marianne Tatepo, Sq. Peg.

Trailblazer Awards 2022 Winner – Srishti Kadu, Taylor & Francis.

LBF22 moments

We had an array of inspiring people at this yr’s honest – uncover what just a few of them needed to say. For extra LBF Dwell interviews, head to our YouTube Channel.

Jane’s Patisserie’s prime ideas for running a blog and writing.

Ben Okri on ‘Artwork in a time of disaster’.

James Spackman on this yr’s Writers’ Summit.

London Writers’ Salon.

Tony Hadley releases ‘My Life in Footage’.

Maltese literature with Writer Walid Nabhan and Peter Owen Publishers.

And that’s a wrap; we’ll see you all for LBF23.



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