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Awards

Pulitzer Prize Winners in Letters and Drama 2014

The 98th annual Pulitzer Prizes in Journalism, Letters, Drama and Music, awarded on the recommendation of the Pulitzer Prize Board, were announced on April 14, 2014 by Columbia University.

Los Angeles Times Book Prizes 2013

The 34th annual Los Angeles Times Book Prizes were awarded on Friday, April 11, 2014, in a public ceremony at USC’s Bovard Auditorium. The best books of 2013 were recognized in 10 categories, along with the winners of Innovator’s and Robert Kirsch awards.

International Thriller Writers Awards 2014

The International Thriller Writers (ITW) have announced the finalists for the 2014 ITW Thriller Awards. The winners will be announced at ThrillerFest IX on July 12th at the Grand Hyatt in New York City.

Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence in Fiction and Nonfiction 2014

The American Library Association (ALA) has announced the six books shortlisted for the prestigious Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence in Fiction and Nonfiction. The medals are awarded for the best fiction and nonfiction books written for adults in the previous year and published in the U.S. As part of an announcement and medal presentation event at the 2014 ALA Annual Conference in Las Vegas in June, each winning author will receive $5,000 and the four finalists will each receive $1,500.

Edgar Allan Poe Awards 2014

Mystery Writers of America is proud to announce, as they celebrate the 205th anniversary of the birth of Edgar Allan Poe, the nominees for the 2014 Edgar Allan Poe Awards, honoring the best in mystery fiction, nonfiction and television, published or produced in 2013. The Edgar® Awards will be presented to the winners at their 68th Gala Banquet on May 1, 2014 at the Grand Hyatt Hotel, New York City.

The National Book Critics Circle Awards 2013

The winners of the 2013 National Book Critics Circle Awards were announced on March 13th at the New School in New York.

Founded in 1974, the National Book Critics Circle Awards are given annually to honor outstanding writing and to foster a national conversation about reading, criticism, and literature. The awards are open to any book published in the United States in English (including translations). The National Book Critics Circle comprises nearly 600 critics and editors from leading newspapers and magazines providing coverage of books.

Books for a Better Life Awards 2013

Since its inception in 1996, Books for a Better Life has recognized more than 700 self-improvement authors and has now raised more than $2.1 million for the New York City - Southern New York Chapter’s comprehensive support services and educational programs for people living with MS, their friends and families. The Awards recognize self-improvement authors whose messages are aligned with the chapter’s mission of inspiring people to live their best lives.

The National Book Awards 2013

Winners of the 2013 National Book Award in Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, and Young People's Literature were announced at the 64th National Book Awards Benefit Dinner and Ceremony at Cipriani Wall Street in New York City on Wednesday, November 20, 2013.

The Man Booker Prize for Fiction 2013

The Man Booker Prize promotes the finest in fiction by rewarding the very best book of the year. The prize is the world's most important literary award and has the power to transform the fortunes of authors and publishers.

The Nobel Prize for Literature 2013

Since 1901, the Nobel Prize for Literature has annually honored writers who have produced "the most outstanding work in an ideal direction," in genres ranging from poetry, novels and short stories, to essays, speeches and plays. On October 10, 2013, the Swedish Academy awarded their 106th prize to Canadian author Alice Munro, “a master of the contemporary short story.” Munro is known for her many short-story collections, such as RUNAWAY, THE VIEW FROM CASTLE ROCK and TOO MUCH HAPPINESS, as well as her novel LIVES OF GIRLS AND WOMEN.