#literary prizes

2021 Booker Prize Winner Announced

Honoring the finest works of fiction from around the world, the Booker Prize has announced its 2021 winner is The Promise by Damon Galgut.

Environmental Kids Literature Awards from Around the World

Environmental Kids Literature is enjoying the spotlight with more great Book Awards dedicated to this growing sub-genre.

2021 National Book Awards Finalists

The 2021 National Book Awards finalists feature a wide range of new voices and familiar names.

2021 National Book Awards Longlists Announced

The National Book Foundation has announced the longlists for the 2021 National Book Awards on September 15–17.

8 Books by Female Pulitzer Prize Winners That Aren’t the Book They Won For

Take this as a sign to dive into prize-winning authors' backlists; there are a ton of great books out there beyond the ones that win awards.

2021 Booker Prize Shortlist Announced

Chosen from 158 novels, this year’s shortlist is comprised of 6 novels that span the globe. The winner will be announced on November 3rd.

2021 Booker Prize Longlist Announced

This year’s Booker Prize longlist is comprised of 13 novels that span the globe, with notable authors like Kazuo Ishiguro and Rachel Cusk.

2021 International Booker Prize Winner Announced

Honoring the finest works of translated fiction, the Booker International Prize has announced its 2021 winner, At Night All Blood Is Black.

Announcing the Winners of the 2021 Lambda Literary Awards

Winners of the 2021 Lambda Literary Awards include Kacen Callender, Jenn Shapland, and more in the ceremony celebrating 2020's LGBTQ books.

Meet the Winners of the 36th Annual Whiting Awards

Meet the winners of the 2021 Whiting Awards! Now in its 36th year, the prize recognizes early-career achievements of emerging writers.