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 : 

  • 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


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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 : 


The Calculating Stars, by Mary Robinette Kowal (Tor)


Artificial Condition, by Martha Wells ( Publishing)


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


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


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

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