Several writers of genre interest are on the 2019 New Year’s Honours list which “recognises the achievements and service of extraordinary people across the United Kingdom.”
For services to literature, Margaret Atwood was named a Companion of Honour, Julia Donaldson was named Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE), and Philip Pullman was knighted. Chris Riddell was made an Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) for services to illustration and charity.
For the full list of honorees, see the Gov.uk website.
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