Shortlist Announced for ABC International Excellence Awards 2023
The short-list for the 2023 ABC International Excellence Awards in Accessible Publishing has been announced in advance of the awards ceremony to be held at the Sharjah Publishers Conference on October 39th, 2023. There are two categories of awards, publishers and initiatives, and the following shortlisted candidates were selected from nominations from around the globe:
- Accessible Reading Materials Library, Chetana Charitable Trust (India)
- Julie Ganner and Dr Agata Mrva-Montoya (Australia) for their contributions to “Books without barriers: a practical guide for inclusive publishing”
- Kalimat Foundation (United Arab Emirates)
- Oysters & Pearls (Uganda)
A jury made up of representatives from publishers, organizations working in the field of accessibility, and organizations representing persons who are visually impaired, is charged each year with the difficult task of choosing finalists and selecting winners. Congratulations to all those shortlisted!