Agatha Awards - honors the traditional mystery.
AwardWeb - honors science fiction as well as mystery, regional and children's literature.
Caldecott Award - honors the artist of the most distinguished American picture book for children.
Edgar Award - honors the best in mystery fiction, non-fiction, television and film.
Bram Stoker Award - sponsored by the Horrors Writers Association.
Hugo Award - science fiction achievement award.
National Book Award - honors U.S. citizens in fiction, non-fiction, poetry and young people's literature.
Newbery Award - honors the most distinguished contribution to American literature for children.
Nobel Prize in Literature - honors the person who "shall have produced in the field of literature the most outstanding work in an ideal direction."
PENN/Faulkner - is one of the four major American prizes for fiction in the United States.
Pulitzer Prize - honors an author whose work best depicts American life.
RITA Award - honors romance fiction authors.