Adult Book Awards
A list of literary awards and prizes celebrating the best in fiction and non-fiction from the UK and around the world.
Celebrating the work of female fiction writers from around the world since 1996
The world renowned international literary prize awarded annual in December
Annual Prize honouring the best work of fiction by a living author, translated into English and published in the UK during the previous year
Covering a range of genres across 11 categories for children and adults. The overall winner is voted for by the public.
Formally the Whitebread Book Awards, the Costa Book Awards honours authors from the UK and Ireland nominated in one of the five categories: First Novel, Novel, Biography, Poetry and Children's Book.
Announced each year at the Borders Book Festival, this prestigious award has built quite a reputation since it began in 2010.
Now in its 20th year, this award is unique amongst international literary prizes as all the titles are nominated by libraries from around the world.
Britain's only award for Comic Writing has been awarded to some true literary classics over the years with a very distinctive prize for the winning author; a Jeroboam of Bollinger and a Gloucestershire Old Spot pig, named after the winning novel
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