Prizes and Awards

2022 Nobel Laureate: Annie Ernaux

Tuesday, October 6, 2022.

Annie Ernaux

Today, French author Annie Ernaux was awarded the 2022 Nobel Prize for Literature.  Known for her large body of autobiographical work, Ernaux is known for her intimate, unflinching stories of illness, sexuality, and family.  She was selected “for the courage and clinical acuity with which she uncovers the roots, estrangements and collective restraints of personal memory,” said the Swedish Academy.

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2022 Hugo Awards

Tuesday, September 6, 2022.

Book coversThe Hugo Awards, presented annually since 1955, are science fiction’s most prestigious award. The awards are voted on by members of the World Science Fiction Convention (“Worldcon”), which is also responsible for administering them.  Explore this year's finalists & winners!

The 2022 Hugo Awards

2022 International Booker Prize

Thursday, May 26, 2022.

The 2022 International Booker Prize

Prior to 2016, the Booker Prize was open only to UK authors, but the addition of the Booker International Prize now helps highlight the works of superb authors and translators from around the world.  The Booker International Prize is awarded annually for a single book, translated into English and published in the UK.  The £50,000 prize, awarded in May, is divided equally between the winning author and the English translator.  Explore this year's short- and long-lists at Brilliant Books.

The 2022 Winner

2022 Edgar Awards

Monday, May 2, 2022.

Mystery Writers of America is proud to announce, as we celebrate the 213th annThe Edgar Awards, presented by Mystery Writers of Americaiversary of the birth of Edgar Allan Poe, the nominees for the 2022 Edgar Allan Poe Awards, honoring the best in mystery fiction, non-fiction and television published or produced in 2021.

This year's Edgar Award winners have been announced.  Check out the finalists below!

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