The shortlist for The London Book Fair 2019 has been announced with 26 countries represented. The project “Live and Learn”, initiated by the lecturer of Vilnius university Rasa Bačiulienė, was nominated for the category of “The Educational Learning Resources” together with “Bookful by Inception”, USA and “Virtual Reading Gym”, South Africa.
The awards, held in partnership with the UK Publishers Association (PA), celebrate publishing success in seventeen categories, representing the best publishing ambassadors, innovative publishing and ground-breaking initiatives in the industry. In each award category, the judging panel was comprised of experts in that sector.
“The breadth of the sixth International Excellence Award’s shortlist, with its impressive count of 26 countries, highlights how the global book industry is going from strength to strength. The nominees all showcase the diverse talent working in the publishing industry today, and I am thrilled to give them the international platform at the Book Fair to showcase their success. I look forward to welcoming the shortlistees to The London Book Fair – best of luck to everyone”, – said Jacks Thomas, Director, The London Book Fair.