Rising Star Award

Find out who are 2021 Rising Stars are on this page!

Rising Star 2020 – Hazel Lam – read our Q&A with her here!

Rising Star 2019 – Ella Chapman 

The Rising Star award recognises emerging talent in the Australian book industry whose record reflects ongoing excellence and growth in contribution to their profession. They must be currently working in the Australian book industry, and have been part of the industry for no more than 10 years.Rising Stars are considered for their:

  • enthusiasm, reliability and integrity
  • ability to take initiative, solve problems and provide solutions
  • ability to work effectively as part of a team, and to provide team leadership
  • key contributions made in their role and/or in the wider industry.