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Calendar of Book Awards


Costa Book Awards - Novel Award 
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Pure by Andrew Miller
Next award: January 2013

Galaxy National Book Awards 
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How To Be A Woman by Caitlin Moran
Next award: January 2013  

T.S. Eliot Prize for Poetry

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Black Cat Bone by John Burnside
Next award: January 2013 

PEN/Faulkner Award 
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The Buddha in the Attic by Julie Otsuka
Next award: March 2013 

Mystery Writers of America (The Edgars)
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Gone by Mo Hayder
Next award: April 2013 

Pulitzer Prize for Fiction
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A Visit From The Goon Squad by Deborah Egan
No award in 2012  

Commonwealth Writers Prize 
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The Memory of Love by Aminatta Forna
Next award: June 2012 

IMPAC Award
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Even The Dogs by Jon McGregor
Next award: June 2013

Orange Prize
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The Song of Achilles by Madeline Miller
Next award: June 2013

Walter Scott Prize for Historical Fiction
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The Long Song by Andrea Levy
Next award: June 2012

James Tait Black Memorial Prize (Fiction)
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The Lotus Eaters by Tatjana Soli
Next award: August 2012

James Tait Black Memorial Prize (Biography)
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Burying the Bones: Pearl Buck in China
by Hilary Spurling
Next award: August 2012

Frank O'Connor Short Story Award
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Saints and Sinners by Edna O'Brien
Next award: September 2012

Man Booker
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The Sense of an Ending by Julian Barnes
Next award: October 2012  

Nobel Prize for Literature 
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Tomas Transtromer
Next award: October 2012

Irish Book Awards Irish Book of the Year
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Solace by Belinda McKeon
Next award: November 2012 

See also:

Trevor / Bowen International Short Story Competition http://www.mitchelstownlit.com/Mitchelstown_literarysociety.html
Crime Writers Association Awards (Daggers) http://www.thecwa.co.uk/daggers/2011/index.html
Romantic Novelists Association Awards http://www.romanticnovelistsassociation.org/index.php/awards/romantic_novel_of_the_year
Fish Publishing writing competitions http://www.fishpublishing.com/writing-contest-competition.php