Annual Indie Champions Awards

By Bookshop.org UK

Annual Indie Champions Awards

By Bookshop.org UK

We are pleased to present the inaugural Indie Champions Award Winners!
 

Here we recognise and celebrate the people that have contributed the most to the Bookshop.org mission of supporting indie bookshops. From authors and publishers, to prizes, podcasters and innovators.


The WINNERS
– FICTION AWARD Gabrielle Zevin, author of Tomorrow, and Tomorrow, and Tomorrow
– NON-FICTION  AWARD Cal Flyn, author of Islands of Abandonment
– CHILDREN'S AWARD  Dara McAnulty, author of Wild Child and A Wild Child's Book of Birds
– OVERALL INDIE CHAMPION  and LIFESTYLE AND CULTURE CATEGORY AWARD Brian Bilston, author of Days Like These
– PODCAST AWARD Backlisted
– OVERALL PUBLISHER AWARD Hodder & Stoughton
– PUBLISHING PROFESSIONAL OF THE YEAR  AWARD Richard Green,
Independent Bookshop and Wholesaler Manager at Pan Macmillan
– INNOVATIVE USE OF BOOKSHOP.ORG The Booker Prizes
BEST PERFORMING LIST - BBC 2 Between The Covers: Autumn 2022 Book Club Picks, the most visited list in 2022

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The Shortlists


Fiction 
o Claire Fuller, author of Unsettled Ground
o Alice Oseman, creator of the Heartstopper series
o Douglas Stuart, author of Shuggie Bain and Young Mungo
o Gabrielle Zevin, author of Tomorrow, and Tomorrow, and Tomorrow
 

Non-fiction
o Jeffrey Boakye, author of I Heard What You Said
o Cal Flyn, author of Islands of Abandonment
o Katy Hessel, author of The Story of Art Without Men
o Michelle Zauner, author of Crying in H Mart
 

Children’s

o Roma Agarwal, author of How Was That Built?
o Dara McAnulty, author of Wild Child and A Wild Child's Book of Birds
o Jason Reynolds, author of When I Was the Greatest
o Chris Haughton, author of A Bit Lost and Shh! We Have a Plan
 

Lifestyle and Culture
o Leif Bersweden, author of Where the Wildflowers Grow
o Brian Bilston, author of Days Like These
o Leena Norms, author of Bargain Bin Rom-Com
o River Cottage, home of cookery courses, events and books

Overall Publisher
o Ebury
o Hodder & Stoughton
o Thames & Hudson
o Vintage


Publishing Professional of the Year
o Vicky Boff, Marketing Director at Hodder & Stoughton
o Richard Green, Independent Bookshop and Wholesaler Manager at Pan Macmillan
o Glen Holmes, Sales and Marketing Manager at Bloomsbury
o Katrina Northern, Marketing Manager at Vintage

Podcast
o Backlisted
o Literary Friction
o Damian Barr’s Literary Salon

Innovative Use of Bookshop.org
o Hay Festival
o The Booker Prizes
o National Book Tokens
o Women’s Prize for Fiction

Days Like These: An Alternative Guide to the Year in 366 Poems

Days Like These: An Alternative Guide to the Year in 366 Poems

Brian Bilston

£16.99

WINNER Overall Winner and Category: Lifestyle & Culture AND

Islands of Abandonment: Life in the Post-Human Landscape

Islands of Abandonment: Life in the Post-Human Landscape

Cal Flyn

£9.99 £9.49

WINNER Category: Non-Fiction

A Wild Child's Book of Birds

A Wild Child's Book of Birds

Dara McAnulty and Barry Falls

£14.99 £14.24

WINNER Category: Children's

Unsettled Ground: Winner of the Costa Novel Award 2021

Unsettled Ground: Winner of the Costa Novel Award 2021

Claire Fuller

£9.99 £9.49

Category: Fiction

Young Mungo: The No. 1 Sunday Times Bestseller

Young Mungo: The No. 1 Sunday Times Bestseller

Douglas Stuart

£16.99 £16.14

Category: Fiction

Heartstopper Volume 1: The bestselling graphic novel, now on Netflix!

Heartstopper Volume 1: The bestselling graphic novel, now on Netflix!

Alice Oseman

£10.99 £10.44

Category: Fiction

I Heard What You Said

I Heard What You Said

Jeffrey Boakye

£16.99 £16.14

Category: Non-Fiction

The Story of Art without Men: The instant Sunday Times bestseller

The Story of Art without Men: The instant Sunday Times bestseller

Katy Hessel

£30.00 £28.50

Category: Non-Fiction

Crying in H Mart

Crying in H Mart

MICHELLE ZAUNER

£9.99 £9.49

Category: Non-Fiction and Category 2: Publishing professional: Richard Green

Bargain Bin Rom-Com

Bargain Bin Rom-Com

Leena Norms

£9.99 £9.49

Category: Lifestyle & Culture

River Cottage Good Comfort: Best-Loved Favourites Made Better for You

River Cottage Good Comfort: Best-Loved Favourites Made Better for You

Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall

£27.00 £25.65

Category: Lifestyle & Culture

A Heart That Works: THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER

A Heart That Works: THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER

Rob Delaney

£16.99 £16.14

Category: Publisher, Hodder & Stoughton

Well Done, Mummy Penguin

Well Done, Mummy Penguin

Chris Haughton

£12.99 £12.34

Category: Children's

Oxygen Mask: A Graphic Novel: Carnegie Medal-Winning Author

Oxygen Mask: A Graphic Novel: Carnegie Medal-Winning Author

Jason Reynolds and Jason Griffin

£9.99 £9.49

Category: Children's

How Was That Built?: The Stories Behind Awesome Structures

How Was That Built?: The Stories Behind Awesome Structures

Roma Agrawal and Katie Hickey

£14.99 £14.24

Category: Children's

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