2024 Edgar Award Winners

The Edgar Allan Poe Awards (popularly called the Edgars) are presented every spring by the Mystery Writers of America to honor the best in mystery fiction, non-fiction, television, and film.

The 2024 Anisfield-Wolf Book Awards

Since 1936, the Anisfield-Wolf Awards have recognized books that make important contributions to our understanding of racism and human diversity. Cleveland poet and philanthropist Edith Anisfield Wolf established the book awards in honor of her father, John Anisfield, and husband, Eugene Wolf, to reflect her family’s passion for social justice.

2023 National Book Critics Circle Award Winners

Founded in 1974, the National Book Critics Circle Awards are given annually to honor outstanding writing and to foster a national conversation about reading, criticism, and literature. The awards are open to any book published in the United States in English. The National Book Critics Circle comprises more than 700 critics and editors from leading newspapers, magazines and online publications.

2024 Summer Scares List

In 2006, in honor of real estate developer and philanthropist, Sami Rohr's 80th birthday, his children, George, Evelyn and Lillian, found a way to salute two of Sami’s driving values, the importance of encouraging emerging talent and his love of Jewish literature--by establishing the Sami Rohr Prize for Jewish Literature.

2024 Five Under 35 Honorees

The National Book Foundation announced its annual 5 Under 35 honorees, a selection of five fiction writers under the age of 35 whose debut work promises to leave a lasting impression on the literary landscape. Each honoree was selected by a literary luminary previously honored by the National Book Foundation. Honorees are writers from around the world, under the age of 35, who have published their first and only book of fiction—either a short story collection or a novel—within the last five years.

2024 Sami Rohr Prize for Jewish Literature Finalists

In 2006, in honor of real estate developer and philanthropist, Sami Rohr's 80th birthday, his children, George, Evelyn and Lillian, found a way to salute two of Sami’s driving values, the importance of encouraging emerging talent and his love of Jewish literature--by establishing the Sami Rohr Prize for Jewish Literature.

2024 J. Anthony Lukas Nonfiction Book Prize Winners

The J. Anthony Lukas Book Prize, presented by the Columbia Journalism School and the Nieman Foundation for Journalism at Harvard University, recognizes superb examples of nonfiction writing that exemplify the literary grace, commitment to serious research, and original reporting that characterized the distinguished work of the award’s namesake, J. Anthony Lukas.

2024 Aspen Words Prize Shortlist

The Aspen Words Literary Prize is an annual award given by the nonprofit literary organization Aspen Words in partnership with NPR for an influential work of fiction that illuminates a vital contemporary issue and demonstrates the transformative power of literature on thought and culture. This year, three novels and two short story collections are on the shortlist of nominees.

2024 NAACP Literary Image Award Winners

The NAACP Image Awards is an annual awards ceremony presented by the U.S.-based National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) to honor outstanding performances in film, television, theatre, music, and literature. In the Literary category, prizes are awarded to best fiction, nonfiction, debut author, biography/autobiography, instructional, poetry, children's, and teens.

2024 PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction Finalists

PEN/Faulkner is a nonprofit literary organization that promotes a lifelong love of reading and a connection to writing through public events, in-school education, and public promotion of exceptional literary achievement. The PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction is one of the highest honors available to American fiction writers.

2024 Bancroft Prize Winners

The Bancroft Prizes are awarded annually by Columbia University in the City of New York. The winners are judged in terms of scope, significance, depth of research, and richness of interpretation that they present in the areas of American history and diplomacy.

2024 Mark Lynton History Prize Shortlist

The Mark Lynton History Prize, presented by the Columbia Journalism School and the Nieman Foundation for Journalism at Harvard University, is awarded to the book-length work of narrative history, on any subject, that best combines intellectual distinction with felicity of expression.

2024 J. Anthony Lukas Nonfiction Book Prize Shortlist

The J. Anthony Lukas Book Prize, presented by the Columbia Journalism School and the Nieman Foundation for Journalism at Harvard University, recognizes superb examples of nonfiction writing that exemplify the literary grace, commitment to serious research, and original reporting that characterized the distinguished work of the award’s namesake, J. Anthony Lukas.