The PPC Annual Awards Shortlists

Dominating the headlines once again, the Penguin Random House teams of crack publicists have been nominated in the following categories for their stellar 2015 campaigns:


The PPC Award for Hardback Non-Fiction sponsored by Waterstones

Shona Abhyankar, WH Allen, Ebury: Charles: The Heart of a King by Catherine Mayer
Kate Bland and Mari Yamazaki, Chatto & Windus, Vintage: The White Road by Edmund de Waal

The Hardback Fiction Award supported by Goldsboro Books

Alison Barrow, Doubleday, Transworld: The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins
Emma Finnigan and Charlotte Bush, William Heinemann, Cornerstone: Go Set a Watchman by Harper Lee
Maria Garbutt-Lucero, Jonathan Cape, Vintage: A Decent Ride by Irvine Welsh

Paperback Original Campaign: Fiction or Non-Fiction, sponsored by The Bookseller

Annie Hollands, Portfolio Penguin: Do Less, Get More: How to Work Smart and Live Life by Shaa Wasmund

Neilsen Award Second Edition Paperback: Fiction or Non-Fiction

Emma Bal, Penguin Press: The Establishment by Owen Jones
Richard Lennon, Portfolio Penguin: Stuffocation by James Wallman
Clara Nelson and Maria Garbutt-Lucero, Vintage: Sapiens by Yuval Noah Harari

The Children’s Book Award sponsored by the Daily Mail

Alice Broderick and Lauren Hyett, with Jessica Farrugia-Sharples, Doubleday Children’s: The Shepherd’s Crown by Terry Pratchett
Sophia Rubie and Tania Vian-Smith, Puffin, Penguin Random House Children’s: Diary of a Wimpy Kid 10: Old School by Jeff Kinney
Harriet Venn and Lauren Hyett, Penguin Random House Children’s: The Accident Season by Moïra Fowley-Doyle

The NetGalley Award for a Generic Campaign

Ellie Hughes, Michael Joseph, Penguin: Ladybird Books for Grown-Ups

Best Newcomer Award, sponsored by The Bookseller Association

Elaine Egan, Virgin Books, Ebury: Buster: The Dog who Saved a Thousand Lives by RAF Police Sergeant Will Barrow and Isabel George
Annie Hollands, Portfolio Penguin: Do Less, Get More: How to Work Smart and Live Life


The Sports Book Awards shortlist will be announced at a later date.

The presentation of the Annual Awards will take place at the The PPC Annual Awards Dinner at Baltic on Monday 29th February 2016.


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