Trailblazer Awards 2022 Open for Submissions

Trailblazer Awards 2022 Open for Submissions

Trailblazer Awards recognise young talent in publishing

London, 15 December 2021. The London Book Fair has today announced the opening of submissions for the Trailblazer Awards 2022, celebrating book industry professionals aged 30 or under who are demonstrating innovation, creativity, and passion in the publishing industry.

The Awards, now in their seventh year, are run by The London Book Fair, supported by the Society of Young Publishers and BookBrunch. The awards are open to those from any aspect of the book world under the age of 30 (as of 5th April 2022).

A shortlist will be announced early next year, while five winners will be selected by a judging panel and announced at The London Book Fair, which takes place from 5 – 7 April 2022 at Olympia, London. Further details of the winner announcement event will be shared in due course.

How to enter:

Entrants can enter themselves or nominate a friend or colleague who they believe deserves recognition, by completing a short entry form on the LBF website. Entrants and nominees will also be invited to submit an optional 60 second video to support their application.

Applications will close on 30th January 2022.


Nominees must have demonstrated innovation, creativity, a can-do attitude, passion for the industry and for winning, ambition, and a desire to be the best at what they do.


  • Nominees must be under 30, as of 5th April 2022
  • They must work in the UK book ecosystem
  • Interns are eligible, but not those in full time education

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