Publishers Weekly is pleased to announce the five finalists for the 2022 PW Bookstore of the Year and Sales Representative of the Year awards.

“We are pleased to feature bookstores throughout the country who are not only beloved by writers and the publishing community but also play a significant role in their communities,” said Jim Milliot, v-p, editorial director of PW. This year marks the 30th year of the award.

All of the finalists for the 24th annual sales rep award have been heralded not only for their dedication to their roles, but for going above and beyond to support their bookstore clients, writers, and readers.

2022 Finalists for PW Bookstore of the Year

Books Are Magic (Brooklyn, N.Y.)

Madison Books (Seattle, Wash.)

Mitchell's Book Corner (Nantucket, Mass.)

The Raven Bookstore (Lawrence, Kans.)

Two Birds (Santa Cruz, Calif.)

2022 Finalists for PW Sales Representative of the Year

Randy Hickernell (Hachette Book Group)

Kurtis Lowe (Book Travelers West)

David Mallmann (W.W. Norton)

Katie McGarry (HarperCollins)

Wendy Pearl (Penguin Random House)

Finalists for both awards will be featured in the May 16 edition of Publishers Weekly and the winners will be announced at the U.S. Book Show on May 23-26.