Unveil’d Photobook Award 2018


Unveil'd Photobook Award is an international publishing prize that supports and promotes the publications of photographers.

Submissions open : 1 Nov - 5 Dec 2018
First prize : exhibition produced by Unveil’d

  • The award is open to anyone who has published or self-published a photobook since October 2017.

  • Individuals or publishers are permitted to enter more than one book.

  • Only physical entries by post to the address provided will be accepted.

  • Every submission is added to the Unveil’d Photobook Collection.

  • The collection is exhibited to the public through a series of photobook events, so entries will not be returned.

  • The panel will nominate fifteen books, shortlist five and select one winner.

  • Unveil'd will work together with the winning photographer / author to produce a cost-supported exhibition within our 2020 programme.

  • The nominated titles will be announced on 15 January 2019.

About the Panel

Tom Coleman | Founding Director, Unveil’d

Robert Darch | Photographer and Associate Curator, Unveil’d

Max Ferguson | Director of Photography, Port Magazine and Founder, Splash & Grab Magazine

Jessica Lennan | Photographer and Associate, Unveil’d

Lola Paprocka | Winner (2016) and Publisher, Palm* Studios

Hannah Watson | Publisher, Trolley Books and Director, TJ Boulting Gallery

About Unveil'd

Unveil’d is a not-for-profit organisation that commissions, produces and promotes contemporary photography.

We work with photographers to create a programme of exhibitions and events alongside talks and workshops to share ideas. 

Previous Winners

2015 : Julia Borissova
2016 : Lola Paprocka
2017 : Shane Lavalette