Awards that’ll raise eye­brows

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CAROLINE MICHEL The 59-year-old has been chief ex­ec­u­tive of lit­er­ary agency Peters Fraser & Dun­lop since 2007, as well as per­son­ally rep­re­sent­ing some of Bri­tain’s best-known writ­ers. The di­vorced mother-of-three also chairs the Hay lit­er­ary fes­ti­val and the BFI Trust, while serv­ing as vice pres­i­dent of the Lon­don Li­brary. Her clients in­clude:

SIR SIMON SCHAMA The 73-year-old his­to­rian found fame with his BBC se­ries A His­tory Of Bri­tain in 2000. He backed Re­main dur­ing the EU ref­er­en­dum.

JEANETTE WIN­TER­SON CBE Now 58, her semi-au­to­bi­o­graph­i­cal novel Or­anges Are Not The Only Fruit, pub­lished when she was 25, de­scribed the strain of deal­ing

with les­bian feel­ings while liv­ing in con­ser­va­tive Ac­cring­ton, Lan­cashire.

DR GUS CASELY-HAY­FORD OBE The 5 - year-old mu­seum cu­ra­tor, born in South Lon­don to par­ents of Ghana­ian her­itage, has had a suc­cess­ful aca­demic and broad­cast­ing career. The pair who re­ceived awards de­spite sit­ting on honours com­mit­tees:

KANYA KING CBE The 9-year-old founded the cut­ting-edge Mobo (Mu­sic of Black Ori­gin) Awards in 1996 to cel­e­brate the di­ver­sity of ur­ban mu­sic.

NAOMI CLIMER CBE Aged 53, she was the first fe­male pres­i­dent of the In­sti­tu­tion of En­gi­neer­ing and Tech­nol­ogy. She was also con­troller of tech­nol­ogy at BBC News.

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