The 2022 longlist for the Diverse Book Awards has been announced. The awards were created “to highlight the best of the diverse voices published in the UK & Ireland during 2021, both traditionally and self-published.” Titles and authors of interest follow.
Best Young Adult
- Skin of The Sea, Natasha Bowen (PRH Children’s)
- Vi Spy: Licence to Chill, Maz Evans (Chicken House)
- Kiki Kallira Breaks a Kingdom, Sangu Mandanna (Hodder Children’s)
The shortlist will be announced in September 20, 2022 and winners will be announced in-person on October 20, 2022. Winners receive “a trophy, VIP ticket to all author marketing workshops for the year hosted by Literally PR’s ‘100 Club’, editorial content in Pen&Inc and the opportunity to be part of the winners panel hosted by The Author School. That Playlist Book Box will have a limited edition winners book box.”
For more information, including the complete longlist, see the Diverse Book Awards website.
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