2021 Theodor Seuss Geisel Award

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 …


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Kyrie McCauley wins Morris Award

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 …


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Paul Farmer Wins 2020 Berggruen Prize

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 …


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2020 Christie Award Winners

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 …


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2020 Children’s Choice Book Award Finalists

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 …


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2020 World Fantasy Award Winners

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 …


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2020 Neukom Literary Arts Award Winners

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 …


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Jacqui Castle Named 2020 Indie Author of the Year

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 …


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2020 Booker Prize Shortlist

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 …


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