2020 Diverse Book Awards Shortlist

The inaugural shortlist for the Diverse Book Awards, created “to highlight the best of the diverse voices published in the UK during 2019, both traditionally and self-published,” has been announced. Works of genre interest follow.

Best Children’s

  • Tin Boy, Steve Cole, illustrated by Oriol Vidal (Barrington Stoke)

Best Young Adult

Best Adult

The 2020 judges are Rebekah Banda, Alicia Cruz, Caroline Fielding, Rob Green, Luisa Maria, and Samantha Williams.

Winners will be announced at the Hashtag BLAK party in October 22, 2020. Winners receive “a trophy, a PR campaign from the award winning Literally PR, an interview/feature in Pen & Inc magazine and more!”

For more information, including the complete shortlist, see the Diverse Book Awards website.

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