LBF 2020 Trailblazer Award for Ellie Pilcher

Huge congratulations to our Avon Marketing Manager, Ellie Pilcher who last night won a London Book Fair 2020 Trailblazer Award.

The Trailblazer Awards, now in their fifth year, are run by the London Book Fair in partnership with the Publishers Association, and with support from the Society of Young Publishers and BookBrunch, and recognise book industry talents under the age of 30.

London Book Fair Trailblazers 2020

Judge and LBF Director Jacks Thomas said: ‘This year’s winners are inspirational, pointing to a bright future for publishing. Already innovating key areas of publishing, discovering new voices, championing inclusivity and improving access to books, we cannot wait to see what they do next.’

Phoebe Morgan said: ‘All of Team Avon are so incredibly proud of Ellie – this is a brilliant achievement, and testament to her hard work. She is an asset to our division, and has produced some amazing results whilst working on key campaigns for authors including C.L. Taylor and Laura Jane Williams. I know that her star will continue to rise.’

Ellie Pilcher said: ‘I’m overwhelmed and utterly delighted to have received this prestigious award. To be nominated alongside so many great publishing professionals, including HarperCollins’ very own Rebecca Fortuin and Joe Thomas, was an absolute honour.’

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