The Bram Stoker Awards
Horror fiction awards given by the Horror Writers Association for superior achievement in horror writing.
The Christy Awards
Given in recognition of excellence in Christian fiction.
The Hammett Prize
An award for literary excellence given to crime books written in English and published in the United States or Canada.
The Hugo Awards
The World Science Fiction Convention (Worldcon) gives these prestigious awards every year to excellent works of science fiction and fantasy.
The Man Booker Prize
An award given to full-length books of fiction in English written by authors from the United Kingdom or Ireland.
The National Book Award
Awards for fiction, nonfiction, poetry and young people's literature are given each year to books written by American citizens and published in the United States.
The National Book Critics Circle Award
Awards given for autobiography, biography, criticism, fiction, nonfiction, and poetry. All books are eligible as long as they have been published in the United States.
The Nebula Awards
These awards, given to the year's best works of science fiction and fantasy, are presented by the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America.
The Nobel Prize in Literature
An International award given to an author who has created outstanding work in literature.
The PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction
A yearly award for the best published works of fiction by an American author.
The Pulitzer Prize
Awards given each year for Journalism, Letters, Drama and Music.
The RITA Awards
These awards are given by the Romance Writers of America to outstanding romance novels and novellas.
The Spur Awards
Awarded by the Western Writers of America, the Spur recognizes distinguished writing about the American West. Awards are given in a wide range of categories, including novel, short story, biography, and TV or motion picture drama.