The all-star jury for the 2023 British Book Awards has been announced
Channel 4 News main presenter, Krishnan Guru-Murthy, will join other famous faces as part of the all-star jury of the 2023 British Book Awards.
Broadcaster and author Anita Rani, radio host Vick Hope and comedian Ellie Taylor will also panel for the annual awards ceremony.
They will be joined by Waterstones Children’s Prize winner Joseph Coelho, as well as many others.
Produced by The Bookseller, the British Book Awards, also known as the Nibbies, are a celebration of the UK’s most beloved books and authors.
It highlights those in the industry, from authors to illustrators, who bring their creations to life and capture the hearts and minds of readers.
The 2023 winners will be announced at a ceremony taking place at Grosvenor House, London, on May 15, with further details to be announced.
Other industry experts announced as part of the review lineup include Helen Thorn, Liz Pichon, Poorna Bell, Dorothy Koomson, Louise Johns-Sheperd, Zoey Dixon, Vasem Khan, Abir Mukherjee and Simon Richardson.
The breadth, scope and profiles of those who joined us this year are both a reminder of the magnitude of the British Book Awards and an example of how books and reading pervade the fields of interest. heart.Philip Jones, chair of the jury at the British Book Awards
The winners of the Book of the Year award will be announced in 13 categories.
These include: illustrated children’s stories, children’s nonfiction, children’s fiction, fiction, debut novels, crime & thrillers, page turning, nonfiction structure: lifestyle and illustration, nonfiction: narrative, audio fiction and nonfiction audiobooks
Discovery Book of the Year is also included, which is a groundbreaking award that focuses on underrepresented voices, as well as overall book of the year.
The 2022 winners include Manchester United star Marcus Rashford, whose book You’re a Champion has won both the children’s non-fiction award as well as the overall book of the year.
Philip Jones, editor of The Bookseller and chair of the jury at the British Book Awards, said: “We are delighted to welcome such an illustrious jury to this year’s celebration.
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“The size, scope and profiles of those who joined us this year are both a reminder of the greatness of the British Book Awards and an example of how books and reading pervade every field of study. care about.”
The shortlist for the Book of the Year Award will be announced in March.
https://www.independent.ie/entertainment/all-star-judging-panel-for-british-book-awards-2023-announced-42324357.html The all-star jury for the 2023 British Book Awards has been announced