Award Winners: Books
Established to award and encourage literary talent in the British Commonwealth; two prizes of are awarded annually, for Best Book and Best First Book.
The International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award is the largest and most international prize of its kind. It involves libraries from all corners of the globe, and is open to books written in any language.
Established in 1989 to recognize both new and established writers of the highest caliber.
Started in 1950, the awards are presented annually to American authors for literature published in the prior year. Awards are given in each of four categories: fiction, nonfiction, poetry, and young people's literature. 2010 winners can be found here.
Awarded annually, it recognizes books in five categories: fiction, general nonfiction, biography/autobiography, poetry and criticism.
Recognizes special achievements in Literature; awarded annually.
The Orange Prize for Fiction is awarded to the woman who, in the opinion of the judges, has written the best, eligible full-length novel in English. Click here for past winners.
Recognizes the best work in many categories, including fiction writing.