Awards and Contests in the Best of the Web UK Directory

Awards and Contests

The Arthur C Clarke Award

Features information about this science fiction literature prize, including submission guidelines, lists of previous winners and an interview with Sir Arthur C Clarke.

Asham Award

Annual short story award for unpublished women writers. Contains the previous years' winning entries, news and entry conditions.

Booktrust - Prizes and Awards

A guide to a wide range of awards and prizes administered by Booktrust, with information about submissions, shortlists, and winners for each one.

The Bridport Prize

An international competition for poetry and short stories that raises money for Bridport Arts Centre. Includes details of rules, judging, past winners, and an online entry form.

Brit Writers' Awards

Awards which aim to encourage and inspire unpublished and self published authors of all ages and genres.

British Book Awards

Offers extensive information on the winners and nominees across various award categories for writers and for the UK book industry.

Costa Book Awards

Originally the Whitbread Literary Awards; awarded annually in five categories, with one of these selected as the Book of the Year. Includes background information, details of shortlists and winners, judging, and an archive.

The CWA Dagger Awards

The Crime Writers Association (CWA) makes a number of annual awards to celebrate excellence in crime and thriller writing; offers details of the different awards, with lists of winning authors and titles.

The Dylan Thomas Prize for Young Writers

Established as a memorial to the author, and awarded to the best published writer in English under the age of 30 from anywhere in the world. Includes information about current and past winners, news, and contacts.

The Guardian First Book Award

Awarded annually to the best debut author, in any genre of writing. Includes background, with news about the current year's judging and winner, and an archive from previous years.

James Tait Black Prizes

Scotland's most prestigious and the UK's oldest literary awards, made annually to recognise excellence in biography and fiction. Includes a complete list of prize winners, shortlists, and information about submissions.

The Man Booker Prizes

Gives the history of the prizes, news perspective, resources, a photo gallery and sponsorship details. https://www.facebook.com/ManBookerPrize

PEN Literary Prizes

A guide to a range of awards administered by English PEN to honour literary merit and moral integrity in writing. Includes background on each, with lists of winners.

Waverton Good Read Award

Every year the residents of Waverton make an award to the best British debut novel published in the previous 12 months.

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