List of literary awards


List of literary awards

This is a list of literary awards from around the world:

Worldwide in scope

*Nobel Prize in Literature
*Neustadt International Prize for Literature
*Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award for children's and youth literature.
*Franz Kafka Prize
*The Bookseller/Diagram Prize for Oddest Title of the Year
*Jerusalem Prize
*Common Wealth Award of Distinguished Service

International awards of limited scope

British Commonwealth and Ireland

*Man Booker Prize: winners and shortlisted authors
*Commonwealth Writers' Prize
*John Llewellyn Rhys Prize

English language

* Susan Smith Blackburn Prize for English-language women playwrights
* [http://www.academia-rossica.org/en/literature/rossica-prize/2009-awards/ The Rossica Translation Prize] awarded bienially for the best new published English translation of a high quality Russian literary work

Portuguese language

* Camões Prize

panish language

* Miguel de Cervantes Prize
* Rómulo Gallegos Prize
* Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz Prize - female authors

Dutch language

* Arkprijs van het Vrije Woord
* Constantijn Huygens Prize
* Gouden Griffel for children's literature (translated works can win a Zilveren Griffel)
* Multatuliprijs
* P. C. Hooft Award
* Prijs der Nederlandse Letteren

candinavian authors

* Nordic Council's Literature Prize

American literature

*Aga Khan Prize for Fiction
*Ambassador Book Award
*American Academy of Arts and Letters Gold Medals in Belles Lettres, Criticism and Essays
*American Academy of Arts and Letters Gold Medal in Drama
*American Academy of Arts and Letters Gold Medal for Fiction, Novels, Short Stories
*American Academy of Arts and Letters Gold Medal in Poetry
*American Book Award
*Anisfield-Wolf Book Award
*Arthur Rense Prize
*Bancroft Prize
*The Best American Poetry series
*Bobbitt National Prize for Poetry
*Bollingen Prize
*Edgar Allan Poe Award
*Edward Lewis Wallant Award
*Fabri Literary Prize
*FieldReport Prize for Experiential Writing
*Flannery O'Connor Award for Short Fiction
*Frost Medal
*Goldsmith Book Prize
*Harold Morton Landon Translation Award
*Hemingway Foundation/PEN Award
*Hopwood Award
*James Duval Phelan Award
*James Laughlin Award
*Janet Heidinger Kafka Prize
*Joseph Henry Jackson Award
*Kate Tufts Discovery Award
*Kingsley Tufts Poetry Award
*Lambda Literary Award
*Lannan Literary Awards
*Mary Tanenbaum Award for Nonfiction
*Michael Braude Award for Light Verse
*National Book Award
*National Book Critics Circle Award
*National Jewish Book Award, Jewish Book Council
*National Poetry Series
*New Mexico Governor's Award for Excellence in the Arts
*The New Criterion Poetry Prize
*O. Henry Awards (for short stories)
*PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction
*PEN/Malamud Award (for short stories)
*Poets' Prize
*Pulitzer Prize for
**History
**Fiction
**Poetry
**Drama
**General Non-Fiction
*Pushcart Prize
*Quill Awards
*Raiziss/de Palchi Translation Awards
*Ruth Lilly Poetry Prize
*Spur Award
*Stonewall Book Award
*Wallace Stevens Award
*Walt Whitman Award
*Whiting Writers' Award

Australian literature

* Aurealis Award
* The Australian/Vogel Literary Award
* Miles Franklin Award
* New South Wales Premier's Literary Awards
* Patrick White Award
* Queensland Premier's Literary Awards
* Western Australian Premier's Book Awards
* Victorian Premier's Literary Award

Austrian literature

*Ingeborg Bachmann Prize
*Feldkircher Lyrikpreis
*Floriana Prize
*Förderungspreis für Literatur
*Erich Fried Prize
*Alfred Gesswein Prize
*Franz Kafka Prize
*Kolik Literary Prize
*Theodor Kramer Prize for literature in exile
*Christine Lavant Poetry Prize
*Manuskripte Prize
*Austrian State Prize for European Literature
*Austrian State Prize for Literary Translation
*City of Vienna Prize for Young Literary Translators
*Pannonia Literary Prize
*Reinhard Priessnitz Prize
*Peter Rosegger Prize
*Manès-Sperber-Preis für Literatur
*Alexander Sacher-Masoch Prize
*Literary Prize Steyr
*Adalbert Stifter Prize
*Otto Stoessl Prize
*Georg Trakl Prize for Poetry
*Wiener Werkstadtpreis
*Anton Wildgans Prize


=Bangladeshi literature=

*Bangla Academy Award
*Shwadhinota Dibosh Puroskar

British literature

*Author's Club First Novel Award
*Betty Trask Award
*Booker Prize
*British Book Awards -- the "Nibbies"
*Commonwealth Writers Prize
*Duff Cooper Prize
*Forward Prize
*Hawthornden Prize
*Hessell-Tiltman Prize
*James Tait Black Memorial Prize for biography
*James Tait Black Memorial Prize for fiction
*John Llewellyn Rhys Prize
*Newdigate prize
*Orange Prize for Fiction
* The Orwell Prize
*Samuel Johnson Prize
*Somerset Maugham Award
*T. S. Eliot Prize
*Waverton Good Read Award
*Costa Book Awards

Canadian literature

*Arthur Ellis Award
*Booker Prize
*Canadian Poets Award
*Commonwealth Writers Prize
*Edna Staebler Award
*Geoffrey Bilson Award
*Gerald Lampert Award
*Giller Prize
*Griffin Poetry Prize
*Governor General's Award
*Marian Engel Award
*Milton Acorn People's Poetry Award
*Norma Fleck Award
*Pat Lowther Award
*Stephen Leacock Award
*Trillium Award
*Wright Awards

Central and Eastern European literature

*The Austrian Grand Prize for East European Literature
*Vilenica prize
*Angelus prize
*Złote Pióro "Wolnomularza Polskiego" (Gold Pen of "Polish Freemason")

Chilean literature

* Chilean National Prize for Literature

Chinese literature

* Maodun Prize for Literature
* Caoyu Prize for Drama
* Laoshi Prize for Literature
* Fengmu Prize for Literature

Croatian language

*
* Dobrojutro, more
* Nagrada Dimitrije Demetar
* Nagrada za dramsko djelo Marin Držić
* Nagrada Ksaver Šandor Gjalski
* Goran za mlade pjesnike
* Goranov vijenac
* Nagrada Ivan Goran Kovačić
* Nagrada Ranko Marinković
* Nagrada Vladimir Nazor
* Nagrada SFERA (until 1991, applied for whole Yugoslavia)
* Nagrada August Šenoa
* Nagrada Antun Branko Šimić
* Nagrada Tin Ujević
* Nagrada Grigor Vitez

Czech Literature

* Jaroslav Seifert Prize
* Magnesia Litera Prize
* Jiří Orten Prize

Finnish literature

*Finlandia Prize for literature
*Thanks for the Book Award for literature

French literature

*Grand prix du roman de l'Académie française
*Prix Décembre
*Prix de Flore
*Prix des Deux-Magots
*Prix Femina
*Prix Goncourt
*Prix Interallié
*Prix Littéraire Valery Larbaud
*Prix Médicis
*Prix Renaudot


=Georgian literature=

*Shota Rustaveli State Prize
*Saba Prize

German literature

*German Book Prize
*Price of the Leipzig Book Fair
*Carl Zuckmayer Medal
*Ingeborg Bachmann Prize (Austrian)
*Georg Büchner Prize
*Goethe Prize
*Hanseatic Goethe Prize
*Heinrich Heine Prize
*Kassel Literary Prize
*Kleist Prize
*Heinrich Mann Prize
*Hermann Kesten Medal
*Nelly Sachs Prize
*Roswitha Prize
*Schiller Prize
*Solothurner Literaturpreis
*Toucan Prize
*Eule des Monats
*Deutscher Jugendliteraturpreis

Hebrew literature

*Bialik Prize
*Sapir Prize
*Tchernichovsky Prize (for translation)
*Ze'ev Prize (for children's literature)

Hungarian literature

*Attila József Prize
*Baumgarten Prize
*Kossuth Prize

Icelandic literature

*Icelandic Literary Prize

Indian literature

*Hutch Crossword Book Award
*Jnanpith Award
*Kalidas samman
*Pampa Award
*Sahitya Akademi Award

Indonesian literature

*Jakarta Art Council Novel Competition
*Khatulistiwa Literary Award

Irish literature

*International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award

Italian literature

*Bagutta Prize
*Premio Bancarella
*Premio Campiello
*Premio Strega
*Premio Urania
*Viareggio Prize

Japanese literature

*Akutagawa Prize
*Dazai Osamu Prize
*Ito Sei Prize for Literature
*Kawabata Yasunari Prize
*Mishima Yukio Prize
*Naoki Prize
*Noma Prize for Literature
*Oda Sakunosuke Prize
*Subaru Prize for Literature
*Tanizaki Prize
*Women's Literature Prize
*Yokomitsu Prize
*Yomiuri Prize for Literature

Luxembourgian literature

* Batty Weber Prize
* Servais Prize

Mexican literature

*Premio Nacional de Lingüística y Literatura
*Xavier Villaurrutia Award

New Zealand literature

*Montana New Zealand Book Awards

Norwegian literature

*Halldis Moren Vesaas Prize
*NBU-prisen
*Norwegian Academy Prize in memory of Thorleif Dahl
*Norwegian Academy of Literature and Freedom of Expression
*Norwegian Critics Prize for Literature

Philippine literature

*Palanca Award

Polish literature

*Janusz A. Zajdel Award for science fiction
*Nike Award
*Nagroda Literacka Gdynia

Portuguese literature

*Prémio Camões

Slovene literature

* Prešeren Award
* Prešeren Foundation Award
* Kresnik
* Rožanec Award
* Stritar Award
* Desetnica
* Večernica
* Vilenica
* Jenko Award
* Župančič Award
* Vstajenje
* Levstik Award
* Pretnar Award
* Sovre Award
* Original Slovenian Picture Book Award
* Golden Bird Award
* Veronika Award
* Grum Award

outh African Literature

* Alba Bouwer Prize
* Alan Paton Award
* Amstel Playwright of the Year Award
* Exclusive Books Boeke Prize
* Hertzog Prize
* M-Net Literary Awards
* The Sunday Times Fiction Prize

Spanish literature

*Miguel de Cervantes Prize
*Premio Nadal
*Premio Planeta
*Rómulo Gallegos Prize
*Premio Nacional de Literatura
*Premio Alfaguara
*Premi Sant Jordi
*Premio Azorín
*Premio Primavera de Novela
*Premio Nacional de Narrativa
*Premio Fernando Lara de Novela
*Premio de la Crítica
*Premio Fastenrath

Swedish literature

*Aniarapriset -- awarded by the Swedish Library Association.
*Augustpriset
*C S Lewis-priset
*De Nios Stora Pris
*Lilla Augustpriset for children's literature
*Piratenpriset
*Svenska Akademins nordiska pris
*Best Swedish Crime Novel Award -- awarded by Swedish Crime Writers' Academy

Venezuelan literature

*Adriano González León Biennial Novel Prize

Genres

Children's literature

*Newbery Medal (USA)
*Newbery Honor (USA)
*Caldecott Medal (USA)
*Laura Ingalls Wilder Medal (USA)
*Dorothy Canfield Fisher Children's Book Award (USA)
*Governor General's Award (Canada)
*Carnegie Medal (UK)
*Children's Laureate (UK)
*Guardian Award (UK)
*Kate Greenaway Medal for illustration (UK)
*Marsh Award for Children’s Literature in Translation (UK)
*Nestlé Smarties Book Prize (UK)
*Angus Book Award (UK)
*Tir na n-Og Awards (UK - Wales)
*Bisto Book of the Year Awards (Ireland)
*The Eilis Dillon Award (Ireland)
*Hans Christian Andersen Award (International)
*Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award (International)
*Coretta Scott King Award for African-American Literature (USA)
*Pura Belpré Award for Latino literature (USA)
*Michael L. Printz Award for young adult literature (USA)
*Robert F. Sibert Award for informational books (USA)
*Jane Addams Children's Book Award (USA)
*Prix Sorcières (France)

Mystery: Crime fiction and Detective fiction

*Agatha Award
*Anthony Award
*Arthur Ellis Awards by the Crime Writers of Canada
*Barry Award
*Best Swedish Crime Novel Award -- awarded by Swedish Crime Writers' Academy
*Crime Writers' Association awards:
**Cartier Diamond Dagger
**Dagger in the Library
**Dagger of Daggers
**Debut Dagger
**Duncan Lawrie International Dagger
**Gold Dagger
**Ian Fleming Steel Dagger
**John Creasey Memorial New Blood Dagger
**Ellis Peters Historical Dagger Award
**Short Story Award
*Glass Key award
*Grand Prix de Littérature Policière
*Hammett Prize
*Macavity Award
*Martin Beck Award
*Mystery Writers of America awards:
**Edgar Award
**Grand Master Award
*Shamus Award
*Sherlock Award
*Theakston's Old Peculier Crime Novel of the Year Award

Science fiction and fantasy

*Hugo Award
*Nebula Award
*Sidewise Award for Alternate History
*Tiptree award
*BSFA award
*Prix Apollo
*Arthur C. Clarke Award
*Writers of the Future -- contest for new authors
*Illustrators of the Future -- contest for new illustrators
*John W. Campbell Memorial Award for Best Science Fiction Novel
*John W. Campbell Award for Best New Writer in Science Fiction
*Philip K. Dick Award
*Compton Crook Award--Best first time novel in Genera in a year.
*Prometheus Award -- best Libertarian SF
*Janusz A. Zajdel Award -- award given by Polish fandom
*World Fantasy Award
*WSFA Small Press Award
*SFRA Pioneer Award -- best critical essay length work
*Thomas D. Clareson Award for Distinguished Service -- promotion of SF teaching and study, etc.

ee also

*List of poetry awards
*List of comics awards

External links

* [http://www.awardannals.com/ Award Annals] : ranked lists of books that received literary award honors
* [http://booksalley.com/bAMain/bAlleyAwards.php Complete listings of main literary award winners for all years]
* [http://litawards.googlepages.com/ Author Ranking by Literary Awards] : ranked lists of authors that received prominent literary award honors
* [http://www.bookprizeinfo.com Book Prize Information] : A source of information on book prizes and prizewinning books.


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