We Are Little Feminists: Families written by Archaa Shrivastav is the 2021 recipient of the Stonewall Book Awards – Mike Morgan & Larry Romans Children’s & Young Adult Literature Award, given annually to English-language children’s and young adult books of …Read More
The Geisel Award is given annually to the authors and illustrators of the most distinguished American book for beginning readers published in English in the United States during the preceding year. The award is named for Theodor Geisel, better known …Read More
If These Wings Could Fly written by Kyrie McCauley is the 2021 winner of the Morris Award for a debut book published by a first-time author writing for teens. The award is named for William C. Morris, “an influential innovator …Read More
The Young Adult Library Services Association has chosen The Rise and Fall of Charles Lindbergh written by Candace Fleming, as the winner of the 2021 Award for Excellence in Nonfiction for Young Adults.
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The nominees for the 2021 Phillip K. Dick Awards were announced in January.
Named for the acclaimed science fiction writer of The Man in the High Castle, Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? and other classics, the Philip K. …Read More
Last month, PEN International announced Tsitsi Dangarembga had won the PEN Award for Freedom of Expression for “her remarkable work in fighting for freedom of expression. Dangarembga is a novelist, poet, filmmaker and playwright. Her novel, This Mournable Body was …Read More
First awarded in 2016 with the overt purpose of becoming a “Nobel prize for philosophy” the Berggruen Prize is a million dollar award given each year to a significant individual in the field of philosophy. It is awarded by the …Read More
The First Novel Prize is an annual award presented by The Center for Fiction, the only nonprofit literary organization in the U.S. solely dedicated to celebrating fiction.
Created in 2006, The First Novel Prize honors the best debut novel …Read More
Camilla Townsend has been named winner of the 2020 Cundill History Prize for Fifth Sun: A New History of the Aztecs.
Peter Frankopan, 2020 Chair of the Jury said: “Fifth Sun is a work of breath-taking originality, accomplishment …Read More
The 2020 Barnes & Noble Book of the Year is World of Wonders: In Praise of Fireflies, Whale Sharks, and Other Astonishments by Aimee Nezhukumatathil. A stunning celebration of the natural world by way of memoir, each chapter captures a …Read More
No Filter: The Inside Story of Instagram by Sarah Frier has been named the 2020 Financial Times and McKinsey Business Book of the Year. In the book, Sarah Frier, an award-winning journalist, tells the story behind the pictures – of …Read More
Each year Brooklyn Public Library, in collaboration with the Brooklyn Eagles, recognizes outstanding works of nonfiction and fiction with a prize given in the fall. The committee looked for books that push boundaries, bring light to unheralded stories, …Read More
Since 1999, The Christy Awards have honored Christian novels of excellence, imagination, and creativity. The Christy Award is designed to nurture and encourage creativity and quality in the writing and publishing of fiction written from a Christian worldview and showcase …Read More
Chicago native Gabriel Bump’s debut novel, Everywhere You Don’t Belong, has been named winner of the 2020 Ernest J. Gaines Award for Literary Excellence.
Now in its 14th year, the literary award recognizes outstanding work from promising African-American fiction …Read More
Last month, Shuggie Bain, the debut book by Douglas Stuart was awarded the 2020 Booker Prize for Fiction.
Margaret Busby, the Booker’s chair of judges, said, “Shuggie Bain is destined to be a classic — a moving, immersive and …Read More
The finalists are in for Amazon’s Children’s Choice Book Award, the only national children’s book awards selected by kids. Each award covers two consecutive grade levels, and this year the titles contending for kids’ votes include both fiction and nonfiction …Read More
The Women’s Prize for Fiction has announced that Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s novel Half of a Yellow Sun is the “Winner of Winners,” a one-off award marking the 25th anniversary of the Women’s Prize, set up in 1996 to recognize originality, …Read More
The World Fantasy Awards winners for works published in 2019 were announced during the virtual World Fantasy 2020 convention, held October 29nd through November 1st.
Life Achievement Awards, presented annually to individuals who have demonstrated outstanding service to the fantasy …Read More
Aleksandar Hemon has bee awarded the John Dos Passos Prize for Literature. The prize honors “an underappreciated writer whose work offers incisive, original commentary on American themes, experiments with form and encompasses a range of human experiences.” Previous winners include …Read More
Now in its third year, the Staunch Book Prize is awarded to a novel in the thriller genre in which no woman is beaten, stalked, sexually exploited, raped or murdered.
The winner will be announced on November 25th, the International …Read More
Each year, Dartmouth College’s Neukom Institute for Computational Science presents a literary award for the works that best act “as gadfly for the good, provocateur and satirist when the sciences overreach, but also far-seeing prophets of scientific potential.” The institute …Read More
The Indie Author Project partners with curators and libraries across the U.S. and Canada to find the best indie-published books each year. The 2020 Indie Author of the Year, Jacqui Castle, won the top prize with her dystopian science fiction …Read More
Rick Atkinson has won the 2020 George Washington Prize for The British are Coming: The War for America, Lexington to Princeton, 1775-1777. The Prize recognizes the year’s best new books on early American history.
The three institutions that sponsor …Read More
Diane Cook, Tsitsi Dangarembga, Avni Doshi, Maaza Mengiste, Douglas Stuart, and Brandon Taylor have been announced as the six authors shortlisted for the 2020 Booker Prize for Fiction which aims to promote the finest in fiction by rewarding the best …Read More