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Awards

Anthony Awards 2015

Bouchercon, the World Mystery Convention, is pleased to announce the Anthony Award winners for 2015. The Anthony Awards are presented at each annual Bouchercon with the winners selected by attendees. The award is named for the late Anthony Boucher (William Anthony Parker White), writer and critic from the New York Times, who helped found the Mystery Writers of America.

Macavity Awards 2015

The Macavity Award winners were announced at the Bouchercon 2015 opening ceremonies.

The Macavity Awards are nominated on and voted on by members of Mystery Readers International, subscribers to Mystery Readers Journal, and friends and supporters of MRI.

Shamus Awards 2015

The winners of the 2015 PWA's Shamus Awards, for works published in 2014, were announced at the PWA Banquet at Bouchercon in Raleigh, North Carolina on October 9th.

Barry Awards 2015

The winners of the Barry Award, presented by Deadly Pleasures magazine, have been announced at the Bouchercon 2015 Opening Ceremonies.

The Nobel Prize in Literature 2015

The Nobel Prize in Literature for 2015 has been awarded to the Belarusian author Svetlana Alexievich "for her polyphonic writings, a monument to suffering and courage in our time." Alexievich is the 14th woman to win the literature prize.

International Thriller Writers Awards 2015

On July 11, 2015, during ThrillerFest X, the International Thriller Writers (ITW) announced the winners of the 2015 Thriller Awards at the Grand Hyatt in New York City.

Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence in Fiction and Nonfiction 2015

Congratulations to Anthony Doerr and Bryan Stevenson, 2015 winners of the Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence in Fiction and Nonfiction! Anthony Doerr won the Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Fiction for his novel ALL THE LIGHT WE CANNOT SEE, published by Scribner, a division of Simon & Schuster, Inc. Bryan Stevenson won the Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Nonfiction for his book, JUST MERCY: A Story of Justice and Redemption, published by Spiegel & Grau, an imprint of Random House.

The Man Booker International Prize 2015

Innovative Hungarian writer László Krasznahorkai is the winner of the sixth Man Booker International Prize at an award ceremony at the Victoria and Albert Museum in London.

Edgar Allan Poe Awards 2015

Mystery Writers of America has announced the winners of the 2015 Edgar Allan Poe Awards, honoring the best in mystery fiction, nonfiction and television published or produced in 2014. The Edgar® Awards were presented to the winners at our 69th Gala Banquet, April 29, 2015 at the Grand Hyatt Hotel, New York City.

Los Angeles Times Book Prizes 2014

The 35th annual Los Angeles Times Book Prizes were awarded on Saturday, April 18, 2015, in a public ceremony at USC’s Bovard Auditorium. The best books of 2014 were recognized in 10 categories, along with the winners of the Innovator’s and Robert Kirsch awards.