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American Literary Awards

A list of all literary awards given out in the United States. Every major American literary award has been included. Both fiction and non-fiction have been listed as well as all genres, including poetry. Book accolades have been awarded for centuries, so if you're looking for a great book to read, the winners of these prizes are definitely a good place to start. Since these are American literary awards, these books will of course be in English and available for sale in the United States. Enjoy!
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  1. 239

    Zerilli-Marimò Prize for Italian Fiction

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  2. 238

    Young Reader's Choice Award

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  3. 237

    Yale Series of Younger Poets Competition

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  4. 236

    WSFA Small Press Award

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  5. 235

    Writer Magazine/Emily Dickinson Award

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  6. 234

    World History Association Book Prize

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  7. 233

    Windham–Campbell Literature Prizes

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  8. 232

    Willis Barnstone Translation Prize

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  9. 231

    William Scott Ferguson award

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  10. 230

    William Saroyan International Prize for Writing

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  11. 229

    William Dean Howells Medal of the American Academy of Arts and Letters

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  12. 228

    William Carlos Williams Award

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  13. 227

    William Allen White Children's Book Award

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  14. 226

    WILLA Literary Award

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  15. 225

    Whitney Awards

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  16. 224

    Whiting Writers' Award

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  17. 223

    Washington State Book Award

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  18. 222

    Warren-Brooks Award

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  19. 221

    United States Maritime Literature Awards

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  20. 220

    Turner Tomorrow Fellowship Award

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  21. 219

    Truman Capote Award for Literary Criticism

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  22. 218

    Thurber Prize for American Humor

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  23. 217

    Theodore and Franklin D. Roosevelt Prize in Naval History

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  24. 216

    The Story Prize

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  25. 215

    The Ridenhour Prizes

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  26. 214

    The Alice B Readers Award

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  27. 213

    Sue Kaufman Prize for First Fiction

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  28. 212

    Stonewall Book Award

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  29. 211

    Stegner Fellowship

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  30. 210

    St. Louis Literary Award

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  31. 209

    St. Francis College Literary Prize

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  32. 208

    Spur Award for Best Western Novel

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  33. 207

    Spur Award for Best Short Fiction

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  34. 206

    Spur Award for Best Novel of the West

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  35. 205

    Spur Award for Best Drama Script

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  36. 204

    Spur Award

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  37. 203

    Spitz Prize

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  38. 202

    Sibert Medal

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  39. 201

    SIBA Book Award

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  40. 200

    Shirley Jackson Award

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  41. 199

    Sherwood Anderson Foundation

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  42. 198

    Shamus Award

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  43. 197

    Science Fiction & Fantasy Translation Awards

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  44. 196

    Samuel Goldwyn Writing Awards

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  45. 195

    Samuel Eliot Morison Award for Naval Literature

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  46. 194

    Salon Book Awards

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  47. 193

    Ruth Lilly Poetry Prize

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  48. 192

    Ross Macdonald Literary Award

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  49. 191

    Rondo Hatton Classic Horror Awards

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  50. 190

    Rona Jaffe Foundation Writers' Award

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