Publishers Weekly, in association with the Frankfurt Book Fair, has created PW Star Watch
to identify and celebrate talented emerging leaders from throughout the U.S. publishing
community, bring recognition to them on a global stage and provide them with additional
mentoring and an expanded network. The goal of PW Star Watch is to invest in the
education and innovation of the next generation of publishing, retaining talent and
A panel of judges comprised of members of Publishers Weekly, the Frankfurt Book Fair
and noted industry leaders will identify 25 of the up-and-coming “stars” of American
publishing, drawing from all areas of the industry.
PW Star Watch honorees will be covered in a special September 14th PW editorial
feature and the winner announced at a New York cocktail reception in September.
The editorial feature will focus on the 25 stars and announce the top five finalists. The
winner will receive an all-expenses-paid trip to the Frankfurt Book Fair in October and
granted an All-Access pass to the fair, including the Business Club, and introduced to
exclusive networking opportunities.
NOMINATIONS CALL FOR
PW Star Watch
Nominations close at 11: 59 p.m. EDT July 31, 2015.
Visit Publishers Weekly.com/PWSTARWATCH
to nominate the best and brightest for this prestigious honor.