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Awards

Anthony Awards 2019

The Anthony Award nominees, for works published in 2018, have been announced. Bouchercon 2019 --- “Denim, Diamonds, and Death” --- will present this year’s Anthony Awards in five categories at the 50th annual Bouchercon World Mystery Convention, to be held in Dallas, TX from October 31st to November 3rd. The Anthony Awards will be voted on by attendees at the convention and presented on November 2nd.

The Man Booker Prize for Fiction 2019

The longlist, or "Booker Dozen," for the 2019 Booker Prize has been announced. The list was chosen from 151 novels published in the UK or Ireland between October 1, 2018 and September 30, 2019. The Booker Prize for Fiction, first awarded in 1969, is open to writers of any nationality, writing in English and published in the UK or Ireland. The shortlist of six books will be announced on September 3rd, followed by the announcement of the winner on October 14th at an awards ceremony at London’s Guildhall.

International Thriller Writers Awards 2019

On July 15, 2019, during ThrillerFest XIV, the International Thriller Writers (ITW) announced the winners of the 2019 Thriller Awards at the Grand Hyatt in New York City.

Edgar Allan Poe Awards 2019

Mystery Writers of America has announced the winners of the 2019 Edgar Allan Poe Awards, honoring the best in mystery fiction, nonfiction and television published or produced in 2018. The Edgar® Awards were presented at their 73rd Gala Banquet on April 25, 2019 at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in New York City.

Los Angeles Times Book Prizes 2018

The 39th annual Los Angeles Times Book Prizes were awarded on Friday, April 12, 2019 in a public ceremony at USC's Bovard Auditorium. The best books of 2018 were recognized in 11 categories, along with the winners of the Robert Kirsch and Innovator’s awards.

The National Book Critics Circle Awards 2018

The winners of the 2018 National Book Critics Circle Awards were announced on March 14, 2019 at the New School in New York.

The Audie Awards 2019

The Audio Publishers Association (APA) has announced the winners of the 2019 Audie Awards®, the premier awards program in the United States recognizing distinction in audiobooks and spoken-word entertainment.

Agatha Awards 2018

Malice Domestic has announced the 2018 Agatha Award nominees. The Agatha Awards honor the "traditional mystery," books typified by the works of Agatha Christie and others. For the purposes of Malice Domestic, the genre is loosely defined as mysteries that contain no explicit sex, excessive gore or gratuitous violence, and are not classified as "hard-boiled." The Agatha Awards will be presented on May 4, 2019 during Malice Domestic 31.

Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence in Fiction and Nonfiction 2019

Congratulations to Rebecca Makkai and Kiese Laymon, the 2019 winners of the Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence in Fiction and Nonfiction. Makkai won the Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Fiction for her novel, THE GREAT BELIEVERS, published by Viking, an imprint of Penguin Random House. Laymon won the Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Nonfiction for his memoir, HEAVY, published by Scribner, an imprint of Simon & Schuster.

The National Book Awards 2018

The winners of the 2018 National Book Award in Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry and Young People's Literature were announced at the 69th National Book Awards Benefit Dinner and Ceremony at Cipriani Wall Street in New York City on November 14, 2018.