Honoring excellence in journalism and the arts since 1917.
Celebrating the best of American literature and enhancing the cultural value of great writing in America.
Awarded annually to an author from any country who has, in the words of the will of Alfred Nobel, produced “in the field of literature the most outstanding work in an ideal direction.”
The Man Booker Prize promotes the finest in fiction by rewarding the very best book of the year. The prize is the world’s most important literary award and has the power to transform the fortunes of authors and publishers.
The National Book Critics Circle honors outstanding writing and fosters a national conversation about reading, criticism and literature.
The Caldecott Medal annually recognizes the preceding year’s “most distinguished American picture book for children” and the Newbery Medal is awarded to “the author of the most distinguished contribution to American literature for children”.