This guide lists some of the best known book awards and book lists for works written in, or translated into, English. Includes literary awards for contemporary and genre fiction, nonfiction, poetry, and young adult and children's literature.
Awarded annually "for the best science fiction novel first published in the United Kingdom." Chosen by a panel of judges invited from the British Science Fiction Association, the Science Fiction Foundation and the SCI-FI-LONDON film festival. Awarded in July.
Multiple awards given annually by the British Science Fiction Association (BSFA) to honor notable science fiction works. Winners are announced at the British National Science Fiction Convention in April.
Multiple annual awards for science fiction writing. The awards are voted on by members of the World Science Fiction Convention (Worldcon), which is also responsible for administering them. Winners are announced at Worldcon in July or August.
Annual international awards given to authors and artists in the fantasy field. Categories are: novel, novella, short story, anthology, collection and artist. Winners are announced in late October or early November.