Award Index


As I post about awards, I’ll link to the post about them.  As I find new ones, I’ll add them to the list…If you know of one not on the list, please let me know via the comments! Or, if there’s one you’d like to see sooner rather than later, I take requests.

Award 

A

  1. A. Bertram Chandler Award
  2. Alabama Library Association Award
  3. Albert J Beveridge Prize
  4. Albert B Corey Prize
  5. Albert Hourani Award
  6. Agatha Awards
  7. Alex Awards (Book, Print & Media)
  8. Amazon Breakthrough Novel Award
  9. Amelia Bloomer Book List (Book, Print & Media)
  10. American Book Awards
  11. American Indian Youth Literature Prize
  12. American Muslim Women’s Association Awards
  13. American Historian Association (AHA)
  14. Americas Award
  15. Anthony Award (1986)
  16. Anthony Award- first novel
  17. Art Seidenbaurm Award
  18. Arthur C. Clarke Award – since 1987
  19. Arthur Ellis Award (1984)
  20. ATTY Award
  21. Audie Awards
  22. Aurora Award –
  23. Aurealis Awards
  24. Author’s Club, first novel prize
  25. AWA Book of the Year Award
  26. AWA Outstanding Contribution to Appalachian Literature Award;
  27. AWA’s Best Appalachian Novel.
  28. AXIOM business book award

B

  1. Barry Award (1997)
  2. Banned Book list
  3. Bay Area/ BABRA
  4. Ben Franklin/Bill Fisher Awards
  5. BCALA first novel award
  6. BCALA Awards
  7. Best Books Award
  8. Best Novel of the Century
  9. Bestsellers Paperback of the year
  10. Betty Trask Award
  11. Bloomberg Top 30 Books
  12. Boardman Tasker Prize for mountain literature
  13. Bologna Children’s Book Fair
  14. Booker Prize
  15. Books inCanada first novel
  16. Booklist Editors’ Choice: Adult Books (Book, Print & Media)
  17. Booklist Editors’ Choice: Books for Youth (Book, Print & Media)
  18. Booklist Editors’ Choice: Media (Book, Print & Media)
  19. Booklist Editors’ Choice: Reference Sources (Book, Print & Media)
  20. Booklist Editors’ Choice: Adult Books for Young Adults (Book, Print & Media)
  21. Booklist’s Top of the List (Book, Print & Media)
  22. Books for a Better Life Awards
  23. Book Sense Pick
  24. BostonBook Review Literary Award
  25. Branford Boase
  26. Bram Stoker Awards
  27. Bram Stoker first novel
  28. Bread Loaf Bakeless Prize
  29. British Book Industry Award (2005)
  30. Bruce Alexander Memorial Historical Mystery Award (2004)
  31. BSFA Award – since 1970

C

  1. Caldecott Medal
  2. Carroll Abbott Award
  3. CBCA Honor Book
  4. Chaffin Award for Achievement in Southern Literature;
  5. ChandlerAward – for contributions to Australian Science fiction
  6. Clarence H Haring Prize
  7. Commonwealth Writers’ Prize
  8. Compton Crook Award For Best first Novel in the genre in a given year.
  9. Coretta Scott King – John Steptoe Award for New Talent (Book, Print & Media)
  10. Coretta Scott King – Virginia Hamilton Award for Lifetime Achievement (Professional Recognition)
  11. Coretta Scott King Book Awards (Book, Print & Media)
  12. Costa/Whitbread first novel
  13. CRIME EBOOK AWARD- Crimefest
  14. CWA Ellis Peters Historical Award
  15. CWA Gold and Silver Daggers
  16. CWA Gold Dagger for Non-Fiction
  17. CWA Ian Fleming Steel Dagger for best thriller
  18. CWA International Dagger
  19. CWA John Creasey (New Blood) Dagger
  20. CWA Last Laugh Daggers
  21. CWA Short Story Award
  22. Cybil Awards
  23. Cynthia Leitich Smith’s Booklist

D

  1. Damon Knight Memorial Grand Master Award – associated with the Nebula
  2. DartmouthMedal (Book, Print & Media)
  3. David Award (2007)
  4. Davitt Award (2002)
  5. Dilys Award (1992)
  6. Ditmar Award – for SF by Australians
  7. Drainie-Taylor Biography Prize –Canada
  8. Dolman Best Travel Award

E

  1. Edward E. Smith Memorial Award (the Skylark) – since 1966
  2. Edgar Awards
  3. Eisner Awards
  4. Eliza Atkins Gleason Book Award (Book, Print & Media)
  5. Endeavour Award- for SF byPacific Northwestauthor(s)
  6. Erma Bombeck Prize
  7. Excellence in Nonfiction for Young Adults (Book, Print & Media)
  8. ESHET book prize

F

  1. Falcon Award (1983)
  2. F. Scott Fitzgerald Literary Award
  3. Financial Times/Goldman Sachs book of the year
  4. First Nations Communities Read Award
  5. Flaherty Dunnan first novel
  6. ForeWord Book of the Year
  7. ForeWord First novel

G

  1. Gantz Zahler Award
  2. Gaylactic Spectrum Awards – since 1999
  3. Geffen Award – Israeli award – since 1999
  4. George Hedman Travel Writing Award
  5. George Louis Beer Prize
  6. George L Mosse Prize
  7. Goldberg Prize
  8. Golden Heart
  9. Governor General’s Literary Awards
  10. GoodReads Awards
  11. Grammy Award for Spoken Word Recordings
  12. Great Graphic Novels for Teens (Book, Print & Media)
  13. Great Interactive Software for Kids List (Book, Print & Media)
  14. Great Web Sites for Kids (Book, Print & Media)
  15. Greenwood Publishing Group Award for the Best Book in Library Literature (Book, Print & Media)
  16. Guardian first novel
  17. Gumshoe Award (2002)
  18. Gourmand Awards

H

  1. Harper Lee Award
  2. Helen & Howard Marraro Prize
  3. Herbert Baxter Adams Prize
  4. Herbert Feis prize
  5. Hammett Prize (1991)
  6. Hugo Award

I

  1. Ilene F. Rockman Instruction Publication of the Year Award (Book, Print & Media)
  2. Ignatz Awards
  3. Independent Publisher Book Award (“IPPY”) (2001)
  4. Innovation Award (Book, Print & Media)
  5. International Latino Awards
  6. ITW Thriller, first novel
  7. IACP awards
  8. Islamic Writer’s Alliance Awards

J

  1. J. R. Ackerley Prize for Autobiography –United Kingdom
  2. J. Russell Major prize
  3. J Franklin Jameson
  4. James Beard Awards
  5. Jewish Book Council Awards (over 20 categories)
  6. Jack Gaughan Award for Best Emerging Artist
  7. James Jones Foundation Prize
  8. James  Henry Breasted Prize
  9. James Harvey Robinson Prize
  10. James A Rawley prize
  11. James Tiptree Jr. Award
  12. Janusz A. Zajdel Award – award of Polish fandom
  13. Jesse H. Shera Award for Distinguished Published Research (Book, Print & Media)
  14. John Brubaker Memorial Award
  15. John F. Richards Prize
  16. Joan Kelly Memorial for Women’s History
  17. John H Dunning prize
  18. John K Fairbank prize for East Asian History
  19. John Newbery Medal (Book, Print & Media)
  20. John W. Campbell Award for Best New Writer
  21. John W. Campbell Memorial Award for Best Science Fiction Novel – since 1973
  22. Justin Winsor Prize for Library History Essay (Book, Print & Media)

K

  1. Kiriyama Prize

L

  1. Lacapa Spirit Prize
  2. Lannan Literary Awards
  3. LAST LAUGH AWARD- Crimefest
  4. Lambda Prize
  5. Laura Ingalls Wilder Award (Book, Print & Media)
  6. Lefty Award (1996)
  7. Leo Gerhsoy Prize
  8. Library of Virginia People’s Choice Award
  9. Listen-UP award
  10. Littleton-Griswold Prize
  11. Living Now Award
  12. Locus Award – since 1971
  13. Louis Shores–Greenwood Publishing Group Award (Book, Print & Media)
  14. Lovey Award (1998)
  15. Los Angles Public Library Award

M

  1. Margaret A. Edwards Award (Book, Print & Media)
  2. Margaret T. Lane/ Virginia F. Saunders Memorial Research Award (Book, Print & Media)
  3. Martin A Klein Prize
  4. May Hill Arbuthnot Honor Lecture Award (Grant)
  5. Mcavity Award
  6. Medicine Pipe Bearer’s Award
  7. Michael L. Printz Award (Book, Print & Media)
  8. Middle East Outreach Council Award
  9. Mildred L. Batchelder Award (Book, Print & Media)
  10. MinnesotaBook Awards
  11. Moonbeam Award
  12. Morris Forkosch Prize
  13. Morris Cookbooks
  14. Mythopoeic Awards

N

  1. Naked Capitalism Book List
  2. National Biography Award –Australia
  3. National Book Award
  4. National Book Award
  5. National BookCritics CircleAward
  6. National BookCritics CircleAward
  7. National Indie Excellence Award (2007)
  8. National Jewish Book Awards
  9. Nautilus Award – Polish award
  10. NEA Native American Booklist
  11. Nebula Award
  12. Nebula Award – since 1965
  13. Ned Kelly Award (1996)
  14. Nero Award (1979)
  15. NESFA Science Fiction & Fantasy Short Story Contest
  16. New York Times Bestseller lists
  17. New York Times Notable Book of the Year
  18. Newbery Medal/Honor
  19. Next Generation Indie Book Award (2008)
  20. Nobel Prize for Literature
  21. Nora K Hemming Award
  22. Northern California Book Awards
  23. Notable Books for Adults (Book, Print & Media)
  24. Notable Children’s Books (Book, Print & Media)
  25. Notable Children’s Recordings (Book, Print & Media)
  26. Notable Children’s Recordings (Book, Print & Media)
  27. Notable Children’s Videos (Book, Print & Media)
  28. Notable Videos for Adults (Book, Print & Media)

O

  1. Odyssey Award for Excellence in Audiobook Production (Book, Print & Media)
  2. Orion Book Award
  3. Orwell Prize
  4. Outstanding Books for the College Bound and Lifelong Learners (Book, Print & Media)
  5. Outstanding Reference Sources (Book, Print & Media)

P

  1. Paul Harland Prize – for Dutch SF
  2. Paul Birdsall Prize
  3. PEN/Faulkner Award
  4. PEN/Hemmingway Award
  5. Philip K. Dick Award
  6. Philip K. Dick Award – since 1982
  7. Phyllis Dain Library History Dissertation Award (Book, Print & Media)
  8. Plattner Award for Short Story
  9. Popular Paperbacks for Young Adults (Book, Print & Media)
  10. Premier Book Award (2008)
  11. Premio Urania – for Italian SF
  12. Premio del Rey
  13. Prix Tour-Apollo Award – since 1972
  14. Prometheus Award – best Libertarian SF – since 1979
  15. PROSE award, econ
  16. PrincetonUniversityPress Honors
  17. Public Libraries Feature Article Contest (Book, Print & Media)
  18. Pulitzer Prize
  19. Pulitzer Prize for Biography or Autobiography –United States
  20. Pura Belpre Award (Book, Print & Media)

Q

  1. Quick Picks for Reluctant Young Adult Readers (Book, Print & Media)
  2. Quill Award (2005)

R

  1. Rainbow Project Book List (Book, Print & Media)
  2. RandolphCaldecott Medal (Book, Print & Media)
  3. Raymond J Cunningham Prize
  4. Reading List (Book, Print & Media)
  5. Reference and User Services Association Awards
  6. Reference Service Press Award (Book, Print & Media)
  7. ReginaMedal
  8. Reviewers’ Choice Award (1999)
  9. Rhysling Award – for best science fiction poetry, given by the Science Fiction Poetry Association – since 1978
  10. RITA
  11. Robert F. Kennedy Book Award
  12. Robert F. Sibert Informational Book Medal (Book, Print & Media)

S

  1. Sami Rohr Prize for Jewish Literature,
  2. Samuel Johnson Prize for Non-fiction shortlist
  3. Saturn Award – film and television SF – since 1972
  4. Schneider Family Book Award (Book, Print & Media)
  5. SCIBA T. Jefferson Parker Mystery Award (2008)
  6. Seiun Award – since 1970
  7. Self-Published Book Awards Winners – Genre Fiction
  8. SFERA Award – given by SFera, a Croatian SF society
  9. Shamus, first novel
  10. Shamus
  11. Sir Julius Vogel Award – for SF by New Zealanders
  12. Sidewise Award
  13. Skylark Award
  14. SMM Best Private Eye Contest (1986)
  15. SMM Best Traditional Mystery Contest (1990)
  16. SomersetMaugham Award
  17. Sophie Brody Award (Book, Print & Media)
  18. Soul of a People: Voices From the Writers’ Project (Book, Print & Media)
  19. SoCal Independent Booksellers Awards
  20. SOUNDS OF CRIME AWARD – Crimefest
  21. Spotted Owl Award (1996)
  22. Spears Magazine book awards
  23. Stonewall Book Awards (Book, Print & Media)
  24. strategy + business magazine book of the year
  25. STS Oberly Award for Bibliography in the Agricultural or Natural Sciences (Book, Print & Media)
  26. St. Martin’s press/first Private Eye novel
  27. StrandAward
  28. Society for Military History Awards
  29. Sydney Taylor Awards

T

  1. Tähtivaeltaja Award – for the best SF novel released inFinland
  2. Teen’s Top Ten (Book, Print & Media)
  3. The Charts: a list of the Top 40 Musical novels of the past few decades
  4. Theakstons Old Peculier Crime Novel of   Year Award (2005)
  5. Theodor Seuss Geisel Award (Book, Print & Media)
  6. Theodore Sturgeon Memorial Award for best short science fiction – since 1987
  7. Thurber Award
  8. Tomas Rivera Award
  9. THOMAS COOK TRAVEL BOOK AWARD
  10. TIAA/CREF Paul A Samuelson Award
  11. Tiptree Award – since 1991
  12. Tony Hillerman Prize (2007)

U

  1. UKPLR 10 Most Borrowed Books

V

  1. volunteer state book award
  2. VCU/ Cabell Award

W

  1. WarwickPrize for Writing
  2. Whitbread Prize for Best Biography –United Kingdom
  3. Waldo G Leland prize
  4. Wesley- Logan prize
  5. Wilma Dykeman Award for Literature given by the East Tennessee Historical Society
  6. William C Athling Award
  7. Writers of the Future – contest for new authors
  8. Wordcraft Writer of the Year

X

Y

Z

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8 Comments on “Award Index”

  1. drgeebers says:

    Thank you for liking some of my work. This site is fantastic.

    • Glad you like it! The Christmas poem was great. 🙂

  2. It certainly is fun! You had a great idea when posting this piece.

  3. I knew there were many awards, but had no idea there were so many! WOW! What a nice list too! Very well done.

    Thank you for visiting earlier today also!

    • Thanks! It’s fun to see why/how the award is given.

  4. onedayinthelifeofapreschoolteacher says:

    This is nice, booktopiareviews. 🙂 I will recommend this site to my former Children’s Literature professor. I’m sure her students will learn a lot from your website. 😉

    • Thanks!

  5. Grace says:

    Great idea! It’s nice knowing a bit more about what book awards each mean.


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