BOOK AWARDS

WHAT BOOK AWARDS ARE BEING ANNOUNCED RIGHT NOW?

WOMEN's prize for fiction 2019

Founded in 1996, the Prize was set up to celebrate originality, accessibility & excellence in writing by women and to connect world-class writers with readers everywhere.

Key Dates

Longlist: 4 March 2019               Shortlist: 29 April 2019               Winner: 5 June 2019

BRITISH BOOK AWARDS 2019

Alongside trade accolades such as publisher of the year and book retailer of the year, The British Book Awards announces eight individual books of the year: Children’s Fiction; Children’s Illustrated and Non-fiction; Debut Fiction; Fiction; Crime & Thriller; Non-fiction: Lifestyle; Non-fiction: Narrative and AudioBook. An overall Book of the Year is then chosen from the individual winners.

Key Dates

Shortlist: 22 March 2019               Winner: 13 May 2019

MAN BOOKER INTERNATIONAL PRIZE 2019

From 2016 the Man Booker International Prize has evolved to encourage more publishing and reading of quality fiction in translation.

Key Dates

Longlist: 13 March 2019               Shortlist: 9 April 2019               Winner: 21 May 2019

YOUNG ADULT BOOK PRIZE 2019

This award is hosted by The Bookseller, a UK trade publication, in association with the Hay Festival. Their aim is to showcase the best in Young Adult books from the UK and Ireland, awarding the YA Book Prize annually to a novel the expert judges, including young people, think is something special.

Key Dates

Shortlist: 22 March 2019               Winner: 30 May 2019 (live at the Hay Festival)

CWA GOLD DAGGERS 2019

The Crime Writers Association Daggers have been synonymous with quality crime writing for over fifty years. These prestigious awards started in 1955, less than two years after the Association was founded. Currently ten Daggers are awarded annually by the CWA and are regarded by the publishing world as the foremost British awards for crime-writing.

Key Dates

Longlist: 10 May 2019               Shortlist: During the Summer               Winner: 24 October 2019