List of literary awards

This is a list of literary awards from around the world. This list is not intended to be complete, and is instead a list of those literary awards with Wikipedia articles.

International awards

All nationalities & multiple languages eligible (in chronological order)

Awards by language

Arabic

Bengali

Chinese

English

German

Gujarati

Hebrew

Malayalam

Marathi

Odia

Portuguese

Spanish

Tamil

Awards by region

African

Asian

Caribbean literature

Commonwealth

European Union

Nordic

Awards by country

American literature

Australian literature

Austrian literature

Bangladesh literature

Botswana literature

Brazilian literature

British literature

Bulgarian literature

Canadian literature

Chilean literature

Chinese literature

Costa Rican literature

Croatian language

Czech literature

Ecuadorian literature

Finnish literature

French literature

Georgian literature

German literature

Hungarian literature

Icelandic literature

Indian literature

Indonesian literature

Iranian literature

Irish literature

Israeli literature

Italian literature

Japanese literature

Luxembourgian literature

Mexican literature

Nepalese Literature

New Zealand literature

Nigerian literature

Norwegian literature

Philippine literature

Polish literature

Portuguese literature

Russian literature

Serbian literature

Slovene literature

South African literature

South Korean literature

Spanish literature

Sri Lanka

Swedish literature

Swiss literature

Thai literature

Turkish literature

Ukrainian literature

Venezuelan literature

Awards by genres

Children's literature

Food and drink

History

Horror fiction

  • Bram Stoker Award – for superior achievement in horror writing, since 1987
  • Lord Ruthven Award – for the best fiction on vampires and the best academic work on the study of the vampire figure in culture and literature – since 1989

Military fiction and military history

Mystery: crime fiction and detective fiction

Romance Fiction

Speculative fiction (science fiction and fantasy)

Sports

General
Baseball

Biography

  • Marsh Biography Award – awarded biennially for the best biography written by a British author and first published in the UK during the two preceding years.

Awards for literary translation

See also

References

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