Win for OICP graduate at Publishers’ Publicity Circle Awards
The Publishers’ Publicity Circle (PPC) awards took place in London on 11 February 2019, presented to the publicists responsible for the best PR campaigns from 2018. The winner of the children’s book award, sponsored by the Daily Mail, was Kirsten Cozens of Walker Books, for her campaign for Julian is a Mermaid by Jessica Love. Kirsten graduated from the BA Publishing Media degree in 2016.
The judges were chaired by Sandra Taylor, Head of Events at Waterstones, alongside Zoe Steadman-Milne from Bristol Festival of Ideas, Alice O’Keeffe from The Bookseller, Sally Morris from the Daily Mail, Emma Bradshaw from Books are my Bag, Stuart Evers from netgalley, Roland Gulliver from the Edinburgh International Book Festival, Patrizia Nosal from Nielsen Bookscan, as well as freelance festival and events organizer, Jo James.