Awards for Adults

Awarded every two years to a work of fiction in the English language.

National Book Awards
One of the nation's preeminent literary prizes

Nobel Prize in Literature 
Awarded to an author from any country

PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction
A national prize awarded to American citizens

Pulitzer Prize
A variety of literary prizes including fiction, drama, poetry, and more

Awards for Young Adults

Given to ten books written for adults that have special appeal to teens

Margaret A. Edwards Award
Honors authors for significant and lasting contributions to teen literature

Michael L. Printz Award for Excellence in Young Adult Literature
One of the most prestigious awards for books for young adults

William C. Morris Debut Award
Celebrating impressive new voices in teen fiction

YALSA Award for Excellence in Nonfiction for Young Adults
Honors the best nonfiction book of the year

Awards for Sci-Fi and Fantasy

Awarded by the World Science Fiction Society.

Nebula Award
Awarded by the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers, Inc.