Agatha Awards Best First Mystery Novel - The Agatha Awards, established by Malice Domestic in 1989 and named in honour of Agatha Christie, recognize outstanding traditional mysteries and related works first published in the United States by a living author during the previous year.
Agatha Awards Best Mystery Novel - The Agatha Awards named in honour of Agatha Christie, recognize outstanding traditional mysteries and related works first published in the United States by a living author during the previous year.
Anthony Awards – Best Mystery Novel – The Anthony Awards and are given for the best novel, first novel, paperback original, short story and criticism / biography.
BBC Samuel Johnson for Non-Fiction – The BBC Samuel Johnson Prize is awarded to a work of non-fiction over the following areas: current affairs, history, politics, science, sport, travel, biography or autobiography.
The Betty Task Prize Awards – The Betty Trask Prize is awarded to a writer under the age of 35 for a first novel.
Bram Stoker Awards - Each year, the Horror Writer's Association presents the Bram Stoker Awards for Superior Achievement, named in honor of Bram Stoker, author of the seminal horror work, Dracula.
Commonwealth Writers Book Prize – The Commonwealth Writers Book Prize is awarded to any work of fiction.
Commonwealth Writers Short Story Prize - The Commonwealth Writers Short Story Prize is awarded to any short story.
Costa Book Awards - The Costa Book Awards is one of the UK's most prestigious and popular literary prizes and recognises some of the most enjoyable books of the year by writers based in the UK and Ireland.
Guardian First Book Award - The award is for any first book, fiction or non fiction, prose or poetry.
James Tait Black Memorial Prize – The James Tait Black Memorial Prizes (Fiction & Biography) were founded in memory of a partner in the publishing house A & C. Black and are one of the oldest and most prestigious book awards in Britain.
Man Booker Prize – The Man Booker is awarded to the best full-length novel written in English by a citizen of the Commonwealth.
New Zealand Post Book Awards - previously known as the Montana New Zealand Book Awards for Adults.
Ngaio Marsh Award for Best Crime Novel - he award is made for the best crime, mystery, or thriller novel written by a New Zealand citizen or resident, published in New Zealand during the previous year.
Noble Prize for Literature - The Nobel Prize in Literature is awarded by the Swedish Academy, Stockholm, Sweden
Notable Books– the goal of the Notable Books Council has been to make available to the nation’s readers a list of 25 very good, very readable, and at times very important fiction, nonfiction, and poetry books for the adult reader.
The Orange Prize for Fiction – celebrates excellence, originality and accessibility in women's writing from throughout the world.
Pulitzer Prize - Is for books published in the US - fiction, biography, general non-fiction, history and poetry.
Sir Julius Vogel Awards - the Sir Julius Vogel awards are fan-voted awards for various endeavours in the science fiction, fantasy or horror fields by New Zealanders.