Claire Ward

Claire is the Creative Director at Transworld Publishers. She studied Design and Illustration at Glasgow School of Art and started her publishing career at Oxford University Press before moving to Transworld where she became Creative Director in 2003.

She has designed the covers for many of Transworld’s bestselling books including Brick Lane, Before I go to Sleep, The Book Thief and The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry.

Claire will be judging the Books category.