Books  |  Mar 22, 2019

The Nibbies 2019: Curtis Brown Shortlist Success

Six Curtis Brown authors have been shortlisted at this year’s British Book Awards. The awards, known as the Nibbies, honour and celebrate the commercial successes of authors, publishers, industry figures and bookshops. 

Jojo Moyes is nominated for Fiction Book of the Year for Still Me, the number one bestselling follow-up to Me Before You and After You

In the Debut Fiction of the Year category, both Imogen Hermes Gowar and Ruth Jones are nominated for The Mermaid and Mrs Hancock and Never Greener respectively.

Louise Candlish, author of Our House, and AJ Finn, author of The Woman in the Window, are both shortlisted for the Crime and Thriller Book of the Year award, while Matthew Syed's You Are Awesome, illustrated by Toby Triumph, has been shortlisted for Children's Illustrated and Non Fiction Book of the Year.

In the industry categories, Cathryn Summerhayes is one of five finalists for the Literary Agent of the Year award.


The category winners will be decided by eight separate judging panels, with judges including Jay Rayner and Adam Kay

The winners will be announced at a gala ceremony on 13th May 2019.