General Literary Awards
ALA Notable Books Award
The Booker Prize
L.A.Times Book Prizes
The National Book Critics Circle Awards
The Nobel Prize
The PEN/Faulkner Awards
The Pulitizer Prize
The Whitbread Prize
Agatha Awards: presented and voted on by the attendees of the Malice Domestic conference; awarded for best "cozies."
Anthony Awards: presented at and voted on by the attendees of the Boucheron conference.
Dagger Awards: presented by the Crime Writers' Association of Great Britain.
Edgar Allen Poe Awards: presented by the Mystery Writers of America.
Macavity Awards: presented by Mystery Readers International.
Shamus Awards: presented by the by the Private Eye Writers of America.
Science Fiction & Fantasy Awards
Hugo Awards: presented annually by members of the current World Science Fiction Convention.
Nebula Awards: presented by the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America.
Prometheus Awards: presented by the Libertarian Futurist Society for the best libertarian science fiction novel of the year.
World Fantasy Award: presented yearly at the World Fantasy Convention. The award recognizes the best writers and artists working in the fields of Light and Dark fantasy.