Independent Publisher Book Awards
Annual awards for the best titles, in various categories, by independent authors and publishers, including university, small press and self-publishers. Links to guidelines and entry forms, and to IP Online resources.
Lettre Ulysses Award
A new annual, international, multi-lingual award, offered by Lettre International, for the best published work of reportage writing, or 'creative non-fiction'. Books or outstanding magazine articles are eligible. Information on the conceptualisation, jury, organizers, and award timetable.
Man Booker Prize
Official site for the annual contemporary fiction award, to writers from the British Commonwealth and Ireland. Offers information about the prize, judges, and history.
National Outdoor Book Awards
Annual presentations for full-length books on outdoor adventure activities, nature, or the environment. There is a special award for books of lasting significance in the field. General information, winners lists and reviews, press releases, entry requirements, and application forms.
New York Times: Best-Seller Lists
Current bestseller lists, and searchable archives. Covers fiction and non-fiction, hardcovers and paperbacks, children's books, and links to business bestsellers. Detailed lists require NYTimes membership - free registration.
Nobel Prize Internet Archive
List of Nobel Prize Laureates in literature, with associated links. Links to other Nobel Prize lists.
PEN New England
Presents the Hemingway Foundation/PEN Award, for a distinguished first book of fiction by an American author, and the L.L. Winship Award. Winners, entry guidelines, and application forms. Further links to PEN-NE and their activities.
The Academy of American Poets
Awards, prizes and grants for poetry. Information and links for other major poetry awards. Also presents poems and poets, events and exhibits, discussion forums, and various related links.
The Edgar Allan Poe Awards
Awarded by the Mystery Writers of America, for distinguished work in the mystery genre: novels, television, and motion pictures. Searchable database of winners and nominees.
The Kingsley Tufts Poetry Awards
Designed to support the working poet. For original poetry in English by a U.S. resident. There is a special award for a first book. Winners and entry requirements.
The Kiriyama Prize
International prize awarded each year by Pacific Rim Voices, for fiction and nonfiction books that contribute to understanding and cooperation among the peoples and nations of the Pacific Rim and South Asia. Winners, reviews, author biographies, articles, and rules.
The Pulitzer Prizes
Annual awards by Columbia University. Prizes in Letters are for books published in the US - fiction, biography, general non-fiction, history and poetry. Searchable database, history of the prize, guidelines and entry forms, and related links.