New Quill Awards – The “Peoples Choice Awards” of the book industry

The Reader’s Shop writes Reports; The Quills Awards, launched this week by Reed Business Information and NBC Universal Television, will allow readers to determine winners in more than 15 categories, including book of the year. Readers will vote online and in bookstores, and winners will be announced in October during a ceremony that will be aired on some NBC stations. The TV event will benefit the Quills Literary Foundation, a newly created not-for-profit organization to support literacy programs. has a similar article.”