Emily Drabble
Head of Children’s Books Promotion and Prizes

Emily Drabble is head of children’s book promotion and prizes at the reading for pleasure charity BookTrust; heading up the team that runs the Children’s Laureate, BookTrust Represents inclusion project, BookTrust Lifetime Achievement Award, BookTrust Storytime Prize and the Blue Peter Book Award, as well as publishing the BookTrust’s Great Books Guide, children’s book reviews on the BookTrust website and other content and advice to help inspire all children read for pleasure. Before BookTrust, Emily was a Guardian journalist, where she most recently edited the Guardian Children’s Books website from 2014 to 2016.