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.


2023 PPC Annual Awards shortlist announced

The PPC committee are delighted to announce the shortlisted campaigns for the PPC Annual Award

Joe Thomas, deputy publicity director and commissioning editor at Headline, and chair of the PPC, said: “Having the opportunity to celebrate the incredible work of talented publicists across publishing is the highlight of the PPC calendar, and this year – as ever – we’ve been blown away by their creativity, tenacity and sensitivity.

“The calibre of submissions was phenomenal and narrowing them down to shortlists was a difficult task. In a time of ever-shrinking review space, ongoing cost-of-living concerns and a shifting media landscape, it’s safe to say that 2023 saw publicists once more rise to – and far exceed – the challenge to champion their books far and wide.”

Read the full shortlist here