Monday, October 25

All 1953 Book Awards

Click through each award to see the full list of nominees and winners!

Governor General’s Literary Award – Fiction

Digby David Walker

Digby

David Walker

Governor General’s Literary Award – Juvenile

Rebels Ride at Night John F. Hayes

Rebels Ride at Night

John F. Hayes

Governor General’s Literary Award – Non-fiction

Canada, A Story of Challenge J.M.S. Careless

Canada, A Story of Challenge

J.M.S. Careless

Governor General’s Literary Award – Poetry

The Net and the Sword Douglas LePan

The Net and the Sword

Douglas LePan

Hugo Awards – Novel

The Demolished Man Alfred Bester

The Demolished Man

Alfred Bester

Pulitzer Prize – Biography or Autobiography

Edmund Pendleton 1721–1803 David J. Mays

Edmund Pendleton 1721–1803

David J. Mays

Pulitzer Prize – Fiction

The Old Man and the Sea Ernest Hemingway

The Old Man and the Sea

Ernest Hemingway

Pulitzer Prize – History

The Era of Good Feelings George Dangerfield

The Era of Good Feelings

George Dangerfield

Pulitzer Prize – Poetry

Collected Poems 1917–1952 Archibald MacLeish

Collected Poems 1917–1952

Archibald MacLeish

Caldecott – Picture Book

The Biggest Bear by Lynd Ward

The Biggest Bear

Lynd Ward

Carnegie Medal – Children’s

A Valley Grows Up by Edward Osmond

A Valley Grows Up

Edward Osmond

Edgar Allan Poe – First Novel

Don't Cry for Me by William Campbell Gault

Don’t Cry for Me

William Campbell Gault

Newbery Medal – Children’s

Secret of the Andes by Ann Nolan Clark

Secret of the Andes

Ann Nolan Clark