Aventis Prizes for Science Books – Annual book prizes, which celebrate the best in popular science writing for adults and children. The prizes, the winners, entry form and rules, articles and media coverage, and a variety of related links.
Best of Young British Novelists – The 2003 list of the twenty most promising young British novelists in contemporary realist fiction, by Granta Magazine. Links to articles and information, to the 1993 and 1983 lists, further links to Granta.
Boardman Tasker Charitable Trust – Provides an annual prize to the author of a work which has made an outstanding contribution to mountain themed literature. Rules and list of previous winners.
Booktrust – Designed to encourage UK readers and writers. Administers several book prizes – national and international. Database of other literary prizes. Information on grants and funding for writers. Recommended books, author profiles, literary projects, events, issues, and related links.
The CILIP Children’s Book Awards – The Carnegie Medal and the Kate Greenaway Medal are awarded for outstanding writing and illustration, respectively, in books for children and young people. Presented by CILIP for books first published in the UK. Background, winners, archives, and eligibility criteria.
The Commonwealth Writers Prize – Annual award sponsored by the Commonwealth Foundation, to new writers from the British Commonwealth, for prose fiction (novel or short stories). Presents winners, events, judges, and entry details.
The CWA Dagger Awards – The annual Crime Writers’ Association awards for crime writing – fiction, non-fiction, thrillers, short stories. Special awards for lifetime achievement and first time novelists. Winners list, reviews, events calendar, and related links.
The Kraszna – Krausz Book Awards – International prize for books on still photography or the moving image, awarded on alternating years by the Kraszna – Krause Foundation. Awards, winners, applications, and related links.
Man Booker Prize – Official site for the annual contemporary fiction award, to writers from the British Commonwealth and Ireland. Offers information about the prize, judges, and history.
Whitbread Book Awards – Annual awards for the best new books, by British residents, published in the UK. Poetry, novels, biographies, and children’s books. Special awards for Book of the Year, and for first novels. Winners, articles, partners, entry guidelines, and a calendar of UK literary awards with links to official sites.
The Guardian First Book Award – Annual prize administered by Guardian Unlimited, for a first book, whether fiction, non-fiction or poetry. Includes articles on the 2002 competition, winner and shortlisted works. Links to pages on previous years’ awards. (2002/12/04)
The Booker Prize – 1999 – Special report from a UK newspaper website. Includes articles on the competition, and on the year’s shortlisted authors and books. Links to excerpts, biographies, and list of past shortlists. (1999/10/27)
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