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Agatha Award
(also: nominees)
work Malice Domestic, Ltd. Traditional Mystery Writing
  • Novel
  • First Novel
  • Short Story
  • Non-Fiction
  • Children's/Young Adult
Wikipedia
official webpage
Agnes Lynch Starrett Poetry Prize work University of Pittsburgh Press First full-length book of poetry in the English language Wikipedia
official webpage
Akutagawa Prize work Association for the Promotion of Japanese Literature Best serious work of fiction by a promising new Japanese writer published in a magazine or journal Wikipedia
ja.Wikipedia
American Academy of Arts and Letters Academy Award
(not the Oscars)
author American Academy of Arts and Letters To encourage creative work in the arts by
  • authors
  • artists
  • composers
  • architects
official webpage
American Book Award work Before Columbus Foundation Outstanding literary achievement by contemporary American authors, without restriction to race, sex, ethnic background or genre Wikipedia
official webpage
American Library Association Notable Children's Book work American Library Association Books of especially commendable quality, books that exhibit venturesome creativity, and books of fiction, information, poetry and pictures for all age levels (birth through age 14) that reflect and encourage children's interests in exemplary ways official webpage
Anthony Award
(also: nominees)
work Anthony Boucher Memorial World Mystery Convention Outstanding works in the mystery genre
  • Novel
  • First Novel
  • Historical Mystery
  • Paperback Original
  • Short Story
  • Critical/Non-Fiction
  • Young Adult
Wikipedia
Aristeion Prize work European Union Significant contribution to contemporary literature
  • Literary
  • Translation
Wikipedia
Arthur C. Clarke Award
(also: shortlist)
work - Best science fiction novel, written in English by an author of any nationality, but first published in the United Kingdom Wikipedia
official website
Beyond Margins Award work PEN American Open Book Committee Book-length writings by authors of color official webpage
Bollingen Prize author Bollingen Foundation Bestowed on a poet in recognition of the best book of new verse within the last two years, or for lifetime achievement Wikipedia
official webpage
Booker Prize
(also: shortlist/longlist)
work Booker Prize Foundation Best novel written in the English language by a citizen of the British Commonwealth or the Republic of Ireland Wikipedia
official website
Boston Globe-Horn Book Award
(also: honor books)
work The Boston Globe and Horn Book Magazine Children's and young adult literature
  • Picture Book
  • Fiction and Poetry
  • Non-Fiction
Wikipedia
official webpage
Bram Stoker Award
(also: nominees)
work Horror Writers Association Superior achievement in horror writing
  • Novel
  • First Novel
  • Long Fiction
  • Short Fiction
  • Fiction Collection
  • Anthology
  • Non-Fiction
  • Poetry Collection
  • Lifetime Achievement (author)
  • Obsolete Categories: Novelette, Short Story, Collection, Other Media, Illustrated Narrative, Screenplay, Work for Young Readers, Alternative Forms
Wikipedia
official webpage
British Fantasy Award
(also: shortlist)
work British Fantasy Society Outstanding examples of British fantasy writing
  • Novel (aka August Derleth Award)
  • Novella
  • Short Story
  • Short Fiction (obsolete)
  • Anthology
  • Collection
  • Non-Fiction
  • Artist
Wikipedia
official webpage
Locus index
British Science Fiction Association Award
(also: shortlist)
work British Science Fiction Association (BSFA) Awarded based on a vote of British Science Fiction Association members
  • Novel
  • Short Fiction
  • Artwork: cover
  • Non-Fiction
Wikipedia
official webpage
British Sports Book Award work National Sporting Club Major biographies and autobiographies of key sporting personalities
  • Autobiography
  • Biography
  • New Writer
  • Illustrated Title
  • Cricket Book
  • Football Book
official website
Caldecott Medal
(also: honor books)
work Assoc. for Library Service to Children (American Library Association) Most distinguished American picture book for children Wikipedia
official webpage
Carnegie Medal
(also: shortlist)
work Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals Outstanding book for children and young adult readers, written in English and published in the UK Wikipedia
official webpage
Cartier Diamond Dagger author Crime Writers' Association Authors whose careers have been marked by sustained excellence, and who have made a significant contribution to crime fiction published in the English language, whether originally or in translation Wikipedia
official webpage
Commonwealth Writers' Prize work Commonwealth Foundation Fiction of merit that should reach a wider audience outside its country of origin
  • Best Book - Africa
  • First Book - Africa
  • Best Book - Canada and the Caribbean
  • First Book - Canada and the Caribbean
  • Best Book - Europe and South Asia
  • First Book - Europe and South Asia
  • Best Book - South East Asia and South Pacific
  • First Book - South East Asia and South Pacific
Wikipedia
official webpage
Coretta Scott King Award
(also: honor books)
work American Library Association Outstanding books by authors and illustrators of African descent whose work promotes understanding and appreciation of the culture of all peoples and their contribution to the realization of the American dream
  • Author
  • Illustrator
Wikipedia
official webpage
Costa Award
(Whitbread Award)
(also: shortlist)
work Costa Coffee Works of high literary merit whose aim is to convey the enjoyment of reading to the widest possible audience
  • Book of the Year
  • Novel
  • First Novel
  • Children's
  • Poetry
  • Biography
Wikipedia
official webpage
CWA Gold Dagger work Crime Writers' Association Best Crime novel Wikipedia
official webpage
Ditmar Award
(also: shortlist)
work Australian National Science Fiction Convention Achievement in Australian science fiction (including fantasy and horror)
  • Novel
  • Novela
  • Short Story
  • Collection
  • International Fiction (obsolete)
  • Artwork
  • New Talent (author)
Wikipedia
Locus index
Dylan Thomas Prize
(also: shortlist/longlist)
work Various Welsh and International Sponsers Welsh award given to a work by the "best published writer in English under the age of 30 from anywhere in the world" Wikipedia
official website
Edgar Award
(also: nominees)
work Mystery Writers of America Distinguished Mystery and Crime writing
  • Novel
  • First Novel
  • Paperback Original
  • Critical/Biographical
  • Fact Crime
  • Short Story
  • Young Adult
  • Juvenile
Wikipedia
MWA website
Fellowship of the Academy of American Poets
(Academy Fellowhip)
author Academy of American Poets Distinguished poetic achievement Wikipedia
official webpage
Finlandia Prize work Finnish Book Foundation Outstanding Finnish writing
  • Novel
  • Children's book (Finlandia Junior)
  • Non-Fiction (Tieto-Finlandia)
Wikipedia
fi.Wikipedia
Flannery O'Connor Award for Short Fiction work University of Georgia Press Collections of short stories or novellas by gifted emerging writers Wikipedia
official webpage
Franz Kafka Prize author Franz Kafka Society and the city of Prague Awarded in the Czech republic for artistically exceptional literary creation of a contemporary author whose work addresses the readers regardless of their origin, nationality and culture Wikipedia
cs.Wikipedia
official webpage
Frost Medal author Poetry Society of America Distinguished lifetime service to American poetry Wikipedia
PSA website
Gandalf Award author World Science Fiction Society Life achievement in fantasy writing
  • Grand Master (awarded from 1974 to 1980)
  • Book (Book-Length Fantasy, awarded only in 1978 & 1979)
Wikipedia
Gaylactic Spectrum Award
(also: shortlist/nominees)
work Gaylactic Spectrum Awards Foundataion Works of science fiction, fantasy and horror which explore gay, lesbian, bisexual or transgender topics in a positive way
  • Novel
  • Short Fiction
  • Other Work
  • Hall of Fame
Wikipedia
official website
Georg Büchner Preis author Deutsche Akademie für Sprache und Dichtung Awarded to German language authors, this is the most important literary prize of Germany Wikipedia
official webpage
George Wittenborn Memorial Book Award work Art Libraries Society of North America Outstanding North American publications in the visual arts and architecture which combine the highest standards of scholarship, design, and production. Wikipedia
official webpage
Giller Prize
(also: shortlist)
work Scotiabank Best Canadian novel or short story collection Wikipedia
official website
Giverny Book Award work 15 Degree Laboratory at Louisiana State University Children's picture book that teaches its young reader at least one important scientific principle, or encourages the reader toward specific science-related pursuits or inquiry official website
Gouden Griffel work Stichting Collectieve Propaganda van het Nederlandse Boek (CPNB) The Gouden Griffel (gold pen) is awarded in the Netherlands to the best book originally written in Dutch for children or teenagers. Wikipedia
nl.Wikipedia
CPNB website
Governor General's Literary Award
(also: finalists)
work Canada Council for the Arts Best English-language and French-language books written, translated or illustrated by Canadian citizens or permanent residents of Canada
  • Fiction
  • Non-Fiction
  • Poetry
  • Drama
  • Children's Literature-Text
  • Children's Literature-Illustration
  • Translation
Wikipedia
official webpage
Grace Leven Prize for Poetry work Braidwood Historical Society Best volume of poetry published in the preceding twelve months by a writer either Australian-born, or naturalised in Australia and resident in Australia for not less than ten years Wikipedia
Grand Prix de Littérature Policière work - Best Crime novel
  • French Prize
  • International Prize
Wikipedia
fr.Wikipedia
Griffin Poetry Prize
(also: finalists)
work The Griffin Trust for Excellence in Poetry Awarded to collections of poetry published in English
  • Canadian Prize
  • International Prize
Wikipedia
official website
Hammett Prize
(also: nominees)
work N. American Branch of the International Association of Crime Writers Literary excellence in the field of Crime writing official webpage
Harvey Award
(also: nominees)
work Harvey Awards Executive Committee Outstanding achievement in comic books, as selected by an open vote among the full body of comic book professionals
  • Writer
  • Artist
  • Cartoonist
  • Letterer
  • Inker
  • Colorist
  • Cover Artist
  • New Talent
  • Anthology
  • Graphic Album of Original Work
  • Graphic Album of Previously Published Work
  • Single Issue or Story
  • American Edition of Foreign Material
  • Domestic Reprint Project
  • Biographical, Historical or Journalistic Presentation
  • Special Award for Excellence in Presentation
  • Special Award for Humor in Comics
Wikipedia
official webpage
Heinrich Heine Preis author City of Düsseldorf Awarded to personalities who through their work in the spirit of Heine's emphasis on the basic rights of man, advance social and political progress, mutual understanding of the peoples, or spread the idea that all people belong to the same group: mankind Wikipedia
de.Wikipedia
Hemingway/PEN Award work Ernest Hemingway Foundation and PEN New England Novel or book of short stories by an American author who has not previously published a book of fiction Wikipedia
official webpage
Hugo Award
(also: nominees)
work World Science Fiction Convention Excellence in the field of Science Fiction and Fantasy
  • Novel
  • Novela
  • Novelette
  • Short Story
  • Non-Fiction
  • Related Book
Wikipedia
official website
International Horror Guild Award
(also: nominees)
work International Horror Guild Achievements in the field of horror and dark fantasy
  • Novel
  • First Novel
  • Short Fiction
  • Mid-Length Fiction
  • Long Fiction
  • Collection (Single author)
  • Anthology
  • Illustrated Narrative
  • Non-Fiction
  • Film
Wikipedia
official webpage
International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award
(also: shortlist)
work IMPAC and the Dublin City Council Novel written in any language and by an author of any nationality, provided the work has been published in English or English translation Wikipedia
official website
Irish Book Award
(also: nominees)
work Irish Literary Academy Outstanding Irish books
  • Novel (Hughes & Hughes Irish Novel)
  • Non-Fiction (Argosy Irish Non-Fiction Book)
  • Children's (Dublin Airport Authority Irish Children's Book)
  • Sport's Book (Club Energise Sport Irish Sports Book)
  • Newcomer
  • Irish-Published Book (Eason Irish-Published Book)
  • Tubridy Show Listener's Choice
  • Popular Fiction (Galaxy Irish Popular Fiction Book)
  • Lifetime Achievement
official website
James Laughlin Award
(Lamont Poetry Prize)
work Academy of American Poets Given to commend and support a poet's second book Wikipedia
official webpage
James Tait Black Memorial Prize
(also: shortlist)
work University of Edinburgh Works of fiction and biographies written in English and first published in Britain
  • Fiction
  • Biography
Wikipedia
official webpage
James Tiptree, Jr. Award
(also: shortlist/honor list)
work James Tiptree, Jr. Literary Award Council Works of science fiction or fantasy that expand or explore our understanding of gender Wikipedia
official webpage
Jerusalem Prize author Jerusalem International Book Fair Writers whose work has dealt with themes of human freedom, society, politics, and government Wikipedia
JIBF website
John W. Campbell Award
(also: nominees)
author Worldcon / Dell magazines Best new science fiction or fantasy writer Wikipedia
John W. Campbell Memorial Award
(also: finalists)
work - Best science fiction novel first published in English Wikipedia
official webpage
Kate Tufts Discovery Award work Claremont Graduate University First book by a poet of genuine promise Wikipedia
official webpage
Kingsley Tufts Poetry Award work Claremont Graduate University A work by an emerging poet, one who is past the very beginning but has not yet reached the acknowledged pinnacle of his or her career Wikipedia
official webpage
Kiriyama Prize
(also: finalists)
work Panels of judges appointed by award administrators "Outstanding books about the Pacific Rim and South Asia that encourage greater mutual understanding of and among the peoples and nations of this vast and culturally diverse region"
  • Fiction
  • Nonfiction
Wikipedia
official website
Lambda Literary Award
(also: nominees)
work Lambda Literary Foundation Quality writing with LGBT content
  • Gay Fiction
  • Gay Memoir/Biography
  • Gay Mystery
  • Gay Romance
  • Lesbian Fiction
  • Lesbian Memoir/Biography
  • Lesbian Mystery
  • Lesbian Romance
  • LGBT Anthology
  • LGBT Arts and Culture
  • LGBT Children's/Young Adult
  • LGBT Drama/Theater
  • LGBT Erotica
  • LGBT Non-Fiction
  • LGBT Poetry
  • LGBT SFF/Horror
  • LGBT Studies
  • Transgender
Wikipedia
Foundation website
Lamont Poetry Prize
(James Laughlin Award)
work Academy of American Poets Given to commend and support a poet's second book Wikipedia
official webpage
Lannon Literary Award
(also: fellowships)
author Lannon Foundation Awarded to both established and emerging writers whose work is of exceptional quality, who have made significant contributions to English-language literature, and who demonstrate potential for continued outstanding work
  • Lifetime Achievement
  • Fiction
  • Nonfiction
  • Poetry
Wikipedia
official webpage
Laura Ingalls Wilder Medal author American Library Association Writers or illustrators of children's books published in the U.S. who have made substantial and lasting contributions to children's literature Wikipedia
Lenore Marshall Poetry Prize
(also: nominees)
work Academy of American Poets Outstanding book of poetry Wikipedia
official webpage
Locus Award
(also: nominees)
work Locus Magazine Winners of Locus Magazine's annual readers' poll, which was established in the early '70s specifically to provide recommendations and suggestions to Hugo Awards voters
  • Novel/SF Novel
  • Fantasy Novel
  • Horror/Dark Fantasy Novel
  • Young Adult
  • First Novel
  • Novella
  • Novelette
  • Short Story
  • Collection
  • Anthology
  • Art Book
Wikipedia
official webpage
Los Angeles Times Book Prize
(also: shortlist)
work Los Angeles Times
  • Biography
  • Current Interest
  • Fiction
  • History
  • Mystery/Thriller
  • Science and Technology
  • Poetry
  • Young Adult Fiction
  • Art Seidenbaum Award for First Fiction
Wikipedia
official webpage
Lulu Blooker Prize work Lulu.com best blooks -- bound and printed books having content that was developed in a significant way from material originally presented on a blog or website Wikipedia
official website
MacArthur Fellowship author John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation Citizens or residents of the U.S. who show exceptional merit and promise for continued and enhanced creative work Wikipedia
official webpage
Macavity Award
(also: nominees)
work Mystery Readers International Favorite Mysteries voted by MRI members
  • Novel
  • First Novel
  • Short Story
  • Non-Fiction
  • Historical Mystery
  • Critical/Biographical
official webpage
Mark Twain Award work Missouri Association of School Librarians Book for children in grades four through eight Wikipedia
official webpage
Miles Franklin Literary Award
(also: shortlist/longlist)
work Permanent Trustee Co Ltd of Sydney (based on terms in the will of the late Miles Franklin) Australian-published novel or play of the highest literary merit, presenting aspects of Australian life Wikipedia
MWA Grand Master author Mystery Writers of America Author who has not only made important contributions to the mystery field over time, but who has also provided significant output of consistently high quality Wikipedia
official webpage
Naoki Prize work Society for the Promotion of Japanese Literature "the best work of popular literature in any format by a new, rising, or (reasonably young) established [Japanese] author" Wikipedia
National Book Award
(also: finalists)
work National Book Foundation Literary excellence
  • Fiction
  • Non-Fiction
  • Poetry
  • Young People's Literature
Wikipedia
NBF website
National Book Critics Circle Award (also: finalists) work National Book Critics Circle Finest books and reviews published in English
  • Fiction
  • Non-Fiction
  • Memoir/Autobiography
  • Biography
  • Poetry
  • Criticism
Wikipedia
NBCC website
National Outdoor Book Award work Idaho State University and the Association of Outdoor Recreation and Education Outstanding writing and publishing in the outdoor field
  • History/Biography
  • Outdoor Literature
  • Natural History
  • Nature and the Environment
  • Design and Artistic Merit
  • Children's
  • Instructional
  • Outdoor Adventure Guidebook
  • Nature Guidebook
  • Classic
official webpage
National Poetry Series work National Poetry Series Five annual winners of an open competition, judged and chosen by poets of national stature Wikipedia
official website
Nebula Award
(also: shortlist)
work Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America Best Science Fiction and Fantasy Fiction
  • Novel
  • Novela
  • Novelette
  • Short Story
  • Script
Wikipedia
SFWA website
Nero Award work Nero Wolfe Society Literary excellence in the Mystery genre Wolfe Pack website
Neustadt International Prize author World Literature Today
(University of Oklahoma)
Literature Wikipedia
official webpage
Newbery Medal
(also: honor books)
work Assoc. for Library Service to Children (American Library Association) Most distinguished contribution to American literature for children Wikipedia
official webpage
New York Drama Critics' Circle Award work New York Drama Critics' Circle Best new plays of the season
  • Play
  • Musical
  • American Play
  • Foreign Play
Wikipedia
official webpage
New York Times Notable Book of the Year work New York Times Best books reviewed in the Sunday Book Review
  • Fiction & Poetry
  • Non-Fiction
official webpage
Nobel Prize author Royal Swedish Academies
  • Literature
  • Physics
  • Chemistry
  • Medicine
  • Peace
Wikipedia
Norma Farber First Book Award work Poetry Society of America First book of original poetry written by an American Wikipedia
Ondaatje Prize work Royal Society of Literature Work of fiction, non-fiction or poetry which evokes the "spirit of a place", and which is written by a citizen of the Commonwealth or the Republic of Ireland (replaced the Winifred Holtby Memorial Prize) Wikipedia
official website
Orange Prize for Fiction
(also: shortlist)
work Orange Prize Management Committee Best original full-length novel by a female author of any nationality, written in English Wikipedia
official website
Outer Critics Circle Award work Outer Critics Circle Theatrical achievements both on and Off-Broadway, as decided upon by theater critics who review for out-of-town newspapers and publications
  • Broadway Play
  • Broadway Musical
  • Off-Broadway Play
  • Off-Broadway Musical
  • New Score
  • Revival of a Play
  • Revival of a Musical
  • John Gassner Playwriting Award (American Play, preferably by a new playwright)
  • Obsolete Categories: Play, New Play
Wikipedia
official website
Pacific Northwest Booksellers Association Award work Pacific Northwest Booksellers Association excellence in writing from the Pacific Northwest official web page
PEN/Faulkner Award work PEN/Faulkner Foundation Best American work of fiction Wikipedia
official webpage
PEN/Malamud Award author PEN/Faulkner Foundation Excellence in the art of the short story Wikipedia
official webpage
PEN/Nabokov Award author PEN/Nabokov Foundation Living author whose body of work, either written in or translated into English, is of enduring originality and consummate craftsmanship official webpage
PEN/Voelcker Award author PEN American poet whose distinguished and growing body of work to date represents a notable and accomplished presence in American literature Wikipedia
official webpage
Philip K. Dick Award
(also: finalists)
work Philadelphia Science Fiction Society Best science fiction published in paperback original form in the United States Wikipedia
official webpage
Phoenix Award
(also: honor books)
work Children's Literature Association A book originally published in English twenty years previously which did not receive a major award at the time of its publication Wikipedia
official webpage
Premio Bagutta work Bagutta jury Outstanding Italian literary work Wikipedia
it.Wikipedia
official webpage
Prémio Camões author Fundação Biblioteca Nacional (Portugal) and Departamento Nacional do Livro (Brazil) Author of an outstanding work written in Portuguese Wikipedia
pt.Wikipedia
official webpage
Premio Hammett work Asociación Internacional de Escritores Policíacos (Spanish branch of the International Association of Crime Writers) Best 'novela negra' (crime novel) written in Spanish de.Wikipedia
Premio Herralde work Editorial Anagrama Full-length novel in lengua castellana (Castillian Spanish) es.Wikipedia
official webpage
Premio Miguel de Cervantes author Spanish Ministry of Culture Lifetime achievement of an outstanding writer in the Spanish Language Wikipedia
es.Wikipedia
Premio Nadal
(also: finalists)
work Ediciones Destino (Grupo Planeta) Full-length novel in lengua castellana (Castillian Spanish) that has not received any other literary award Wikipedia
es.Wikipedia
official website
Prémio Pessoa author Expresso / Unisys Awarded to a person of Portuguese nationality who has distinguished him or herself as a figure in scientific, artistic or literary life Wikipedia
pt.Wikipedia
official website
Premio Planeta work Editorial Planeta Outstanding original novel written in Spanish Wikipedia
es.Wikipedia
Ed. Planeta website
Premio Príncipe de Asturias author Fundación Príncipe de Asturias Spanish award presented to individuals, entities, organizations or others from around the world who make notable achievements in the sciences, humanities, or public affairs
  • Arts
  • Communications and Humanities
  • International Cooperation
  • Letters
  • Social Sciences
  • Sports
  • Technical and Scientific Research
  • Concord
Wikipedia
es.Wikipedia
official website
Premio Rómulo Gallegos work Government of Venezuela (via the Rómulo Gallegos Center for Latin American Studies) Venezuelan award "to perpetuate and honour the work of an eminent novelist and to encourage the creative endeavours of Spanish-language writers" Wikipedia
es.Wikipedia
official webpage
Premio Strega work Fondazione Maria e Goffredo Bellonci Best work of prose fiction by an Italian author Wikipedia
it.Wikipedia
official webpage
Premio Xavier Villaurrutia work Coordinacion Nacional de Literatura Work published in Mexico by a Latin American writer Wikipedia
official webpage
Prix Aurora Award
(also: shortlist)
work Canadian SF and Fantasy Association Best Canadian science fiction and fantasy literary works
  • Long Form
  • Short Form
  • Other
  • Livre
  • Nouvelle
  • Ouvrage (autre)
  • Artistic Achievement (author)
Wikipedia
official webpage
Prix des Deux Magots work Deux Magots jury Outstanding works of French literature (generally works that are more off-beat and less conventional than those that receive the more mainstream Prix Goncourt) Wikipedia
fr.Wikipedia
official webpage
Prix Femina work Femina magazine Outstanding works of French literature as recognized by an exclusively female jury, although the authors of the winning works do not have to be women
  • French Novel
  • International Novel (étranger)
  • French Non-Fiction (essai)
Wikipedia
fr.Wikipedia
Prix Goncourt work Académie Goncourt Best and most imaginative prose work of French literature Wikipedia
fr.Wikipedia
Prix Médicis work Le jury Médicis work by an author whose fame does not match their talent
  • French Fiction
  • International Fiction (étranger)
  • French Non-Fiction (essai)
Wikipedia
fr.Wikipedia
Prix Renaudot work Le jury Renaudot Outstanding original French novel Wikipedia
fr.Wikipedia
official website
Prometheus Award
(also: shortlist)
work Libertarian Futurist Society Awarded to current and classic libertarian novels to provide encouragement to science fiction writers whose books examine the meaning of freedom
  • Novel
  • Hall of Fame (Classic Novel)
Wikipedia
official webpage
Pulitzer Prize work Columbia University Outstanding literary achievement
  • Fiction
  • Drama
  • Poetry
  • History
  • Biography or Autobiography
  • General Non-Fiction
  • Criticism
Wikipedia
official website
Pura Belpré Award
(also: honor books)
work Assoc. for Library Service to Children (American Library Association) Awarded to works by a Latino/Latina writer and illustrator whose work best portrays, affirms, and celebrates the Latino cultural experience in an outstanding work of literature for children and youth
  • Narrative
  • Illustration
official webpage
Ruth Lilly Poetry Prize author The Poetry Foundation Awarded to a living U.S. poet whose lifetime accomplishments warrant extraordinary recognition Wikipedia
official webpage
Samuel French Morse Poetry Prize work Norteastern University Unpublished manuscript of a first or second book of poems by a U.S. poet official webpage
San Francisco Chronicle Best Book of the Year work San Francisco Chronicle the year's top books, both fiction and non-fiction latest webpage
SFWA Grand Master
(Damon Knight Memorial Grand Master Award)
author Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America Living author for lifetime achievement in science fiction and/or fantasy Wikipedia
official webpage
Shamus Award
(also: nominees)
work Private Eye Writers of America Excellent work in the Private Eye genre
  • Novel (Hardcover)
  • First Novel
  • Paperback Original
  • Short Story
Wikipedia
PWA webpage
Shelley Memorial Award author Poetry Society of America Living American poet selected with reference to genius and need Wikipedia
official webpage
Tanizaki Prize work Chūō Kōronsha, Inc. Full-length representative work of fiction or drama of the highest literary merit by a professional Japanese writer Wikipedia
Templeton Prize author Templeton Foundation Living person who has made an exceptional contribution to affirming life's spiritual dimension, whether through insight, discovery, or practical works. Full name of award (since 2002): Templeton Prize for Progress Toward Research or Discoveries about Spiritual Realities. Full name of award (prior to 2002): Templeton Prize for Progress in Religion. Wikipedia
official webpage
Tony Award
(also: nominees)
work American Theatre Wing Recognition of achievement in live American theatre
  • Play
  • Musical
  • Book of a Musical
  • Original Score
  • Revival of a Play
  • Revival of a Musical
  • Revival (obsolete)
Wikipedia
official website
Trillium Award / Prix Trillium work government of the province of Ontario outstanding English and French-language books in any genre by authors who have lived in Ontario for three out the five preceding years (French Poetry and Children's Books awarded in alternate years)
  • English
  • English Poetry
  • French
  • French Poetry
  • French Children's
Wikipedia
official website
T. S. Eliot Prize
(also: shortlist)
work Poetry Book Society Best collection of new verse in English first published in the UK or the Republic of Ireland Wikipedia
official webpage
Walt Whitman Award work Academy of American Poets Manuscript by an American who has never before published a book of poetry Wikipedia
official webpage
Whitbread Award
(Costa Award)
(also: shortlist)
work Costa Coffee Works of high literary merit whose aim is to convey the enjoyment of reading to the widest possible audience
  • Book of the Year
  • Novel
  • First Novel
  • Children's
  • Poetry
  • Biography
Wikipedia
official webpage
Winifred Holtby Memorial Prize work Royal Society of Literature British award for best regional novel (replaced by the Ondaatje Prize in 2003) Wikipedia
official webpage
World Fantasy Award work World Fantasy Convention Outstanding achievement in the field of fantasy
  • Novel
  • Novella
  • Short Fiction
  • Anthology
  • Collection
  • Artist
  • Convention (author)
  • Life Achievement (author)
Wikipedia
official webpage
Yale Younger Poets Prize work Yale University Press First collection of poetry by a promising American poet Wikipedia
official webpage
Yomiuri Prize work Yomiuri Shinbun Company Prestigious literary award in Japan
  • Fiction
  • Drama
  • Poetry and haiku
  • Essay and travelogue
  • Criticism and biography
  • Scholarship and translation
Wikipedia
Zilveren Griffel work Stichting Collectieve Propaganda van het Nederlandse Boek (CPNB) The Zilveren Griffel (silver pen) is awarded in the Netherlands to outstanding books for children or teenagers. In addition to runner-ups for the Gouden Griffel, this award is also given to outstanding translations of children's books into Dutch. nl.Wikipedia
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