Titles have been selected in this category for their innovative and/or literary merit with content which is relevant, useful or inspiring to travellers.
These shortlisted fictional novels have been selected for their highly developed and integral sense of a real location interwoven within the plot or narrative.
This award will go to an author of an accessible non-fiction book, describing an individual’s personal adventure or recounting an historical life or expedition.
These fiction or non-fiction titles for young readers have been selected as they inspire a love of travel, exploration and adventure.
These books give accounts of some extraordinary lives and the travels that moulded them.
This award is for a book of illustrations relating to travel, adventure or world cultures. Focused either on a single location or the entire World, with limited accompanying text.
This award is for a book of photography relating to travel, adventure or world cultures. Focused either on a single location or the entire World, with limited accompanying text.
A shortlist of cookbooks or non-fiction food writing focused on a particular national cuisine or telling of food related exploration/travel which capture a true sense of the place’s identity and culture.
This is a new category for the Edward Stanford Travel Writing Awards and the selected titles are valuable debuts by the authors to the genre of travel writing.
The writer of the winning story for this award will win a fantastic break for two in Portugal, courtesy of Wexas and TAP Air Portugal, as well as a commission to write an article about their trip for Wexas Traveller magazine. All three finalists win a place on the next Bradt Travel-Writing Seminar, run in conjunction with Travellers’ Tales.