The Most Prestigious Literary Awards In The World winner 2018 & 2019

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awards and honours 2019 : The Man Booker Prize 2019 Short List-

  • Margaret Atwood, The Testaments (Vintage, Chatto & Windus)
  • Lucy Ellmann, Ducks, Newburyport (Galley Beggar Press)
  • Bernardine Evaristo, Girl, Woman, Other (Hamish Hamilton)
  • Chigozie Obioma, An Orchestra of Minorities (Little Brown)
  • Salman Rushdie, Quichotte (Jonathan Cape)
  • Elif Shafak, 10 Minutes 38 Seconds in This Strange World (Viking)

awards and honours

1.The Man Booker Prize 2018 : Anna Burns has become the first Northern Irish author to win the Man Booker prize 2018 for ‘Milkman’.

2. The Man Booker International Prize 2018 : Flights by Olga Tokarczuk, translated by Jennifer Croft and published by Fitzcarraldo Editions, is the winner of the Man Booker International Prize 2018.

3.The Pulitzer Prize 2019 Winners : 

      (i) LETTERS, DRAMA & MUSIC
  • Fiction : The Overstory by Richard Powers
  • General Nonfiction : Amity and Prosperity: One Family and the Fracturing of America by Eliza Griswold
  • Drama : Fairview by Jackie Sibblies Drury
  • History : Frederick Douglass: Prophet of Freedom by David W. Blight
  • Autobiography or Biography : The New Negro: The Life of Alain Locke by Jeffrey C. Stewart
  • Poetry : Be With by Forrest Gander
  • Music : prism by Ellen Reid
  • Special citation : Aretha Franklin

                 (ii)JOURNALISM

Public service : Staff of the South Florida Sun Sentinel
Breaking news reporting : Staff of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
Investigative reporting : Matt Hamilton, Harriet Ryan and Paul Pringle of the Los Angeles Times
Explanatory reporting : David Barstow, Susanne Craig and Russ Buettner of the New York Times
Local reporting : Staff of the Advocate
National reporting : Staff of the Wall Street Journal
International reporting : Maggie Michael, Maad al-Zikry and Nariman El-Mofty of the Associated Press, and the staff of Reuters
Feature writing : Hannah Dreier of ProPublica
Commentary : Tony Messenger of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch
Criticism : Carlos Lozada of the Washington Post
Editorial writing : Brent Staples of the New York Times
Editorial cartooning : Darrin Bell, a freelancer cartoonist
Breaking news photography : Photography staff of Reuters
Feature photography : Lorenzo Tugnoli of The Washington Post
Special citation : Staff of the Capital Gazette

4. Costa Book Awards 2018 winner:

    Costa Book of the Year – Bart van Es for The Cut Out Girl


Awards and Honours 2019

5. The Neustadt Prize :

    (i)  The Neustadt International Prize for Literature  2018 winner : Edwidge Danticat 

    (ii) NSK Neustadt Prize for Children’s Literature 2019 winner : Margarita Engle 


6. Women’s Prize for Fiction 2018 winner : Kamila Shamsie has won the 2018 Women’s Prize for Fiction for her seventh novel Home Fire.

7. Hugo Award 2019 winner : 

BEST NOVEL

The Calculating Stars, by Mary Robinette Kowal (Tor)

BEST NOVELLA

Artificial Condition, by Martha Wells (Tor.com Publishing)

BEST NOVELETTE

“If at First You Don’t Succeed, Try, Try Again,” by Zen Cho (B&N Sci-Fi and Fantasy Blog, 29 November 2018)

BEST SHORT STORY

“A Witch’s Guide to Escape: A Practical Compendium of Portal Fantasies,” by Alix E. Harrow (Apex Magazine, February 2018)

BEST SERIES

Wayfarers, by Becky Chambers (Hodder & Stoughton / Harper Voyager)

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