Financial Times/McKinsey award worth £30,000 to the winner and £10,000 each to runners-up
The Financial Times and McKinsey & Company have announced the launch of the Business Book of the Year Award 2021. The award, now in its 17th year, attracts over 400 entries annually. It is worth £30,000 to the winner, with five further shortlisted authors receiving £10,000 each.
The deadline for submissions is Wednesday 30 June. The longlist will be announced in mid-August, the shortlist will be announced on 23 September, and the winner will be announced on 1 December.
FT editor Roula Khalaf will chair the judges.
The winner of the 2020 award was Sarah Frier for No Filter: The Inside Story of How Instagram Transformed Business, Celebrity and Our Culture, published by Random House Business (UK), and Simon & Schuster (US).
Registration of interest has opened for entrants for the £15,000 Bracken Bower Prize. Proposals should take the form of an essay or article of no more than 5,000 words that conveys the argument, scope and style of a proposed full-length business book and includes a description of the structure of the proposed work. The submission deadline is 30 September.