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Calendar of Book Awards

  

Costa Book Awards - Book of the Year Award
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H is for hawk  by Helen Macdonald
Next award: January 2016

Costa Book Awards Novel of the Year
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How to be both by Ali Smith
Next award: January 2016
For more category winners, visit the Costa Book Awards website

T.S. Eliot Prize for Poetry
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Fire songs by David Harsent
Next award: January 2016 

PEN/Faulkner Award 
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We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves
by Karen Joy Fowler
Next award: March 2015 

The Folio Prize
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Tenth of December by George Saunders
Next award: March 2015

Mystery Writers of America (The Edgars)
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Ordinary Grace by William Kent Krueger
Next award: April 2015  

Pulitzer Prize for Fiction
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The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt
Next award: April 2015 

Romantic Novel of the Year
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A Night on the Orient Express by Veronica Henry
Next award: May 2015 

Kerry Group Irish Fiction Award
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A girl is a half-formed thing by Eimear McBride
Next award: May 2015   

Women's Prize for Fiction
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A girl is a half-formed thing by Eimear McBride
Next award: June 2015  

IMPAC Award
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The Sound of things falling by Juan Gabriel Vasquez
Next award: June 2015 

Walter Scott Prize for Historical Fiction
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An officer and a spy by Robert Harris
Next award: June 2015 

Frank O'Connor Short Story Award
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Young Skins
 by Colin Barrett
Next award: July 2015 

James Tait Black Memorial Prize (Fiction)
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Harvest by Jim Crace 
Next award: August 2015

James Tait Black Memorial Prize (Biography)
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Penelope Fitzgerald: a life
by Hermione Lee
Next award: August 2015 

Man Booker
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The narrow road to the deep north by Richard Flanagan
Next award: October 2015  

Nobel Prize for Literature 
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Patrick Modiano
Next award: October 2015

The Guardian First Book Award
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Young Skins by Colin Barrett
Next award: November 2015

The Goldsmiths Prize
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How to be Both by Ali Smith
Next award: November 2015 
 

William Hill Sports Book of the Year (UK)
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Night Games: Sex, Power and a Journey into the Dark Heart of Sport by Anna Krien
Next award: November 2015 

Irish Book Awards 
Overall Irish Book of the Year
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Academy Street by Mary Costello
Next award: December 2015 
Visit the website to see category winners  

UK National Book Awards Overall Book of the Year
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The ocean at the end of the lane by Neil Gaiman
Next award: December 2014 
Visit the website to see category winners 

Crime Writers' Assocation (The Daggers)
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Different categories awarded through the year  

 

 

 

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