Children's Books Editorial Director Jenny Broom Honored at British Book Industry Awards

May 10, 2016

Jenny Broom, Editorial Director at Wide Eyed Editions and Frances Lincoln Children's Books, was honored for her work during the 2016 British Book Industry Awards.

Broom was highly commended for her work on Quarto’s Children’s lists during the presentation for Editor of the Year. She was one of seven editors nominated for the honor, which was won by Tina Persaud of Pavilion Books.

The Quarto Group sponsored the award for Non-Traditional Book Retailer of the Year. The winner of that award was Urban Outfitters.

The British Book Industry Awards took place May 9 at Grosvenor House in central London with 24 categories, including new awards for fiction, children’s, non-fiction and deĢbut titles. The awards are sponsored by The Bookseller, the business magazine of the book industry since 1858.