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Awards

Agatha Awards 2012

The winners of the 2012 Agatha Awards were announced at the Malice Domestic Conference on May 4, 2013. Established in 1989, Malice Domestic® is an annual "fun fan" convention in metropolitan Washington, D.C., saluting the traditional mystery --- books best typified by the works of Agatha Christie. For our purposes, the genre is loosely defined as mysteries that contain no explicit sex and no excessive gore or gratuitous violence.

Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence in Fiction and Nonfiction 2013

The American Library Association (ALA) has announced six books as finalists for the 2013 Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence in Fiction and Nonfiction, awarded for the previous year's best fiction and nonfiction books written for adult readers and published in the U.S.  Along with a medal presentation at ALA’s annual conference in Chicago, IL, on June 30th, each winning author will receive $5,000 and the four finalists will each receive $1,500.  

Indies Choice and E.B. White Book Awards 2013

The American Booksellers Association has announced the winners of the 2013 Indies Choice Book Awards and the E.B. White Read-Aloud Awards, as voted by independent booksellers nationwide.

Pulitzer Prize Winners in Letters and Drama 2013

The 97th annual Pulitzer Prizes in Journalism, Letters, Drama and Music, awarded on the recommendation of the Pulitzer Prize Board, were announced Monday, April 15, 2013 by Columbia University.

International Thriller Writers Awards 2013

On July 13, 2013, during ThrillerFest VIII, the International Thriller Writers (ITW) announced the winners of the 2013 Thriller Awards at the Grand Hyatt in New York City.

Barry Awards 2013

Named in honor of mystery fiction reviewer and Deadly Pleasures contributor Barry Gardner, the winners of the Barry Awards are selected each year by the magazine’s subscribers and online visitors. This year's winners will be announced on September 19, 2013 at the Opening Ceremonies of Bouchercon 2013 in Albany, New York.

Books for a Better Life Awards 2012

Since its inception in 1996, Books for a Better Life has recognized more than 650 self-improvement authors and has raised $2 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 Audie Awards 2013

The Audie Awards (The Audies®) is the only awards program in the U.S.A. devoted solely to spoken word entertainment. They are annually bestowed upon recipients for outstanding audio books. The Audies have been granted by the Audio Publisher Association, a not-for-profit trade organization since 1996.

Los Angeles Times Book Prizes 2012

The 2012 Los Angeles Times Book Prizes were presented on Friday, April 19, 2013, in a public ceremony in the Bovard Auditorium on the campus of USC.

Edgar Allan Poe Awards 2013

Each Spring, Mystery Writers of America present the Edgar® Awards, widely acknowledged to be the most prestigious awards in the genre. These awards recognize the best in mystery fiction, nonfiction and television in the past year.

Mystery Writers of America is proud to announce the winners of the 2013 Edgar Allan Poe Awards, honoring the best in mystery fiction, nonfiction and television published or produced in 2012. The Edgar® Awards were presented to the winners at the 67th Gala Banquet, May 2, 2013 at the Grand Hyatt Hotel, New York City.