Whitbread Awards

Christchurch City Libraries lists literary prize winners and links to catalogue searches, but we may not hold copies of all titles mentioned.

Established in 1971, the Whitbread Book Awards aim to celebrate and promote the best of contemporary British writing. Sponsored by Whitbread PLC.

Costa Coffee announced 1 June 2006 a new sponsorship deal to take over the prestigious Whitbread Book Awards.The 2006 awards will be known as the Costa Book Awards.