2021 Academy of British Cover Design Winners

Winners of the 2021 Academy of British Cover Design (ABCD) Awards have been announced. A Song for a New Day by Sarah Pinsker, designed by Jack Smyth (Head of Zeus) and The Queen of Nothing by Holly Black, designed by Nick Stearn (Hot Key) won the Sci-Fi/Fantasy category. Night. Sleep. Death. The Stars. by Joyce Carol Oates, designed by Jamie Keenan and photographed by Jeff Cottenden (Fourth Estate) won the Literary Fiction category. The Rearranged Life of Oona Lockhart by Margarita Montimore, designed by Anna Morrison (Gollancz) won the Mass Market category. Raybearer by Jordan Ifueko, designed and illustrated by Micaela Alcaino (Hot Key) and Bearmouth by Liz Hyder, designed by Jon Gray (Norton) won the Young Adult category. The Acrobats of Agra by Robin Scott-Elliot, designed and illustrated by Holly Ovenden (Everything With Words) won the Children’s 6-12 category.

Winners were honored on September 23 during the annual awards ceremony in Hoxton, east London. For more information, see the ABCD website.

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