About Us

BookBrunch is a daily news service and information site for the book industry.  Joint editors Nicholas Clee and Neill Denny have nearly 50 years experience covering the book trade between them.  Since launching in 2008, BookBrunch has been reporting industry news on a daily basis to over 7,000 publishing professionals around the world.  In the last 14 years BookBrunch has published thousands of news stories and opinion pieces and interviewed some of the most influential book trade figures. For more details, to register to receive the daily newsletter or subscribe to BookBrunch services, go to www.bookbrunch.co.uk.

IngramSpark, owned by Ingram Content Group, is an award-winning publishing platform offering global print and eBook distribution through a single source. IngramSpark also offers a wide array of author education through it’s blog, podcast, newsletter and free Ingramspark Academy that helps an author learn about the business of publishing.  To learn more about IngramSpark, go to www.ingramspark.com.   The world is reading and Ingram Content Group (“Ingram”) connects people with content in all forms. Providing comprehensive services for publishers, retailers, libraries and educators, Ingram makes these services seamless and accessible through technology, innovation and creativity. With an expansive global network of offices and facilities, Ingram’s services include digital and physical book distribution, print-on-demand, and digital learning. Ingram Content Group is a part of Ingram Industries Inc. and includes Ingram Book Group LLC, Ingram Publisher Services LLC, Lightning Source LLC, VitalSource Technologies LLC, Ingram Library Services LLC, and Tennessee Book Company LLC. www.ingramcontent.com.

LitPR has worked on more than 650 campaigns and is approaching its 12th year of business. We’ve seen the rise of indie publishing, audiobooks and ebooks sales shoot through the roof, and of course, a global pandemic. Year after year, we are passionate about spreading the word about the latest must-read book – from horror to cookery, YA fiction to self-help, we’ve seen it all! Built on the 23+ years experience of NCTJ-qualified journalist, Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Marketing, fully-trained PR expert Helen Lewis, LitPR is a team of hard-working, friendly, creative individuals bringing a combination of more than 100 years experience to every unique campaign.

LitPR specialises in working with indie authors – helping them to establish their author platform, build their brand, and connect them with their target readers in a strategic and optimised way. The team has experience of working with self-published debuts through the New York Times bestsellers by the ‘big 5’, and on campaigns for authors around the world. Helen Lewis is also the co-founder of The Diverse Book Awards, Ink! Publishing Services and Hashtag Press with award-winning author Abiola Bello. A publishing entrepreneur with extensive experience of working in – and with – the media, with insider insights into the workings of the publishing world. LitPR understands the need to elevate brilliant books above the noise, and knows that each book and author deserves a bespoke service and strategy, and a helpful, friendly and knowledgeable team around them.

The London Book Fair is the global marketplace for rights negotiations and the sale and distribution of content across print, audio, TV, film and digital channels. Author HQ is the place at The London Book Fair for established and aspiring authors where LBF host a seminar programme featuring a fantastic line up of speakers including publishers, authors and agents. For more information go to londonbookfair.com.

Nielsen BookData provides a range of services to the book industry internationally, aiding the discovery and purchase, distribution and sales measurement of books.  We are proud to run the ISBN and SAN Agencies for UK & Ireland as well as providing search and discovery services for booksellers and libraries.  Our research services provide retail sales analysis for both print and e-books alongside research from our Books and Consumers Survey.  For publishers we offer a range of services from assigning an ISBN to your book to adding your metadata to our database and promotional tools to help market your book. If you would like to know more visit: www.nielsenbook.co.uk | www.nielsenisbnstore.com

Publicity for the Selfies Book Awards is provided by Lucy Clark, a PR and communications consultant specialising in brand awareness raising, strategic communications and thought leadership. Lucy has been an independent over the last ten years, working with clients in financial and professional services as well as the publishing sector. Writing is her favourite part of the job!