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— Henry Ward Beecher

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Award Winners

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  • Edgar Award
    The Edgar Allan Poe Awards (popularly called the Edgars) are presented every year by the Mystery Writers of America. They honor the best in mystery fiction, non-fiction, television, film and theatre published or produced in the past year.
  • Hugo Award
    Given every year for the best science fiction or fantasy works and achievements of the previous year. Hugo Awards have been presented every year since 1955.
  • Lambda Literary Award
    Recognize excellence in the field of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender literature
  • Man Booker Prize
    Awarded each year for the best original full-length novel, written in the English language, by a citizen of either the Commonwealth of Nations or Ireland
  • National Book Award
    Awards for fiction, non-fiction, poetry, and young people's literature
  • Nebula Award
    Given each year by the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America for the best science fiction/fantasy fiction published in the United States during the two previous years
  • Nobel Prize in Literature
    List of all Nobel Laureates in literature (back to 1901), text excerpts, author interviews
  • Pulitzer Prize
    Fiction, drama, history, biography, poetry, and more...