For over fifty years the Publishers Publicity Circle has enabled all book publicists from publishing houses and freelance pr agencies to gather and share information on a regular basis.

Monthly meetings are held in central London to provide a forum for press journalists, television and radio researchers and producers to meet publicists collectively. Representatives from the media are invited to speak about the ways in which they can feature authors and their books, and how book publicists can most effectively provide relevant information and material.



With the 2020 awards completed, it’s time to turn out attention to the 2021 awards. There’s a few changes this year, including a new submission email address and a slightly re-worked form so do please read the details below:

  • After the success of digital submissions last year, we’re going to stick...Read More »



HUGE congratulations to the winners of the Annual PPC Awards! And thank you to everyone who joined for our virtual award ceremony!

The PPC Award for Best Sports Book Campaign

Winner: My Life in Red and White by Arsene Wenger – Maura Wilding and Alexandra Layt, Orion

The PPC Cookery...Read More »

PPC Annual Awards Shortlist - congratulations everyone!

It is with great pleasure that we announce the shortlist for the PPC Annual Awards given for the best campaigns carried out by book publicists in 2020.

A MASSIVE congratulations to all shortlisted publicists and a HUGE thank you to all who took the time to submit this year....Read More »

PPC Q4 Award Winner

It is with great pleasure that we announce the quarterly award-winning and highly commended publicists for our fourth and final quarterly award of 2020. Q4 is for campaigns carried out in September, October and November. Bea Carvalho is our judge on behalf of Waterstones for Q4.

The winners are Poppy North and Jane Gentle (Penguin General) for A...Read More »

December Meeting - Awards Masterclass

As we speed towards the end of the year, we wanted to squeeze one more virtual PPC meeting into 2020, and it’s a good ‘un! The meeting is an Awards Masterclass and will be held next THURSDAY 17th DECEMBER from 1-2pm on Zoom Webinar.

We’ve invited our 2020 quarterly winners to present their outstanding Q1-3...Read More »