A complete guide to the major awards and prizes of the literary world.
* An invaluable source of information on awards and prizes world-wide
* Covers over 1,000 awards and prizes
* Comprehensive background information on each award
* Extensive contact details.
* Includes internationally awarded prizes along with prestigious national awards
* Subject areas covered include adult and children's fiction, non-fiction, poetry, lifetime's achievement, translation and drama
* Information is provided on the history of each award, its purpose, what is awarded, how often the prize is awarded, eligibility and restrictions, the awarding organization and the most recent recipients
* Full contact details of the awarding organization are provided, including main contact name, postal address, e-mail and Internet address, telephone and fax numbers
* Fully indexed by keyword, awarding organization and award by subject.