Tuesday, March 9

All 1983 Book Awards

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

British Fantasy Awards – August Derleth Award – Horror Novel

The Sword of the Lictor Gene Wolfe

The Sword of the Lictor

Gene Wolfe

British SF Association – Novel

Helliconia Spring Brian W. Aldiss

Helliconia Spring

Brian W. Aldiss

Costa Book Award – Novel

Fools of Fortune William Trevor

Fools of Fortune

William Trevor

Governor General’s Literary Award – Drama

Quiet in the Land Anne Chislett

Quiet in the Land

Anne Chislett

Governor General’s Literary Award – Fiction

Shakespeare's Dog Leon Rooke

Shakespeare’s Dog

Leon Rooke

Governor General’s Literary Award – Non-fiction

Byng of Vimy: General and Govenor General Jeffery Williams

Byng of Vimy: General and Govenor General

Jeffery Williams

Governor General’s Literary Award – Poetry

Settlements David Donnell

Settlements

David Donnell

Hugo Awards – Novel

Foundation's Edge Isaac Asimov

Foundation’s Edge

Isaac Asimov

James Tait Black Memorial Prize – Biography

Franz Liszt: Volume 1. The Virtuoso Years, 1811-1847 Alan Walker

Franz Liszt: Volume 1. The Virtuoso Years, 1811-1847

Alan Walker

James Tait Black Memorial Prize – Fiction

Allegro Postillions Jonathan Keates

Allegro Postillions

Jonathan Keates

John W. Campbell – Novel

Helliconia Spring Brian W. Aldiss

Helliconia Spring

Brian W. Aldiss

Locus – Fantasy Novel

The Sword of the Lictor Gene Wolfe

The Sword of the Lictor

Gene Wolfe

Locus – SF Novel

Foundation's Edge Isaac Asimov

Foundation’s Edge

Isaac Asimov

Los Angeles Times Book Prize – Biography

The Price of Power: Kissinger in the Nixon White House Seymour Hersh

The Price of Power: Kissinger in the Nixon White House

Seymour Hersh

Los Angeles Times Book Prize – Current Interest

Lost in the Cosmos: The Last Self-Help Book Walker Percy

Lost in the Cosmos: The Last Self-Help Book

Walker Percy

Los Angeles Times Book Prize – Fiction

Schindler's Ark: (Schindler's List) Thomas Keneally

Schindler’s Ark: (Schindler’s List)

Thomas Keneally

Los Angeles Times Book Prize – History

The Wheels of Commerce: Volume 2 of Civilization and Capitalism: 15Th-18th Century Fernand Braudel

The Wheels of Commerce: Volume 2 of Civilization and Capitalism: 15Th-18th Century

Fernand Braudel

Los Angeles Times Book Prize – Poetry

The Changing Light at Sandover: A Poem James Merrill

The Changing Light at Sandover: A Poem

James Merrill

National Book Critics Circle Award – Biography/Autobiography

Minor Characters Joyce Johnson

Minor Characters

Joyce Johnson

National Book Critics Circle Award – Criticism

Hugging the Shore: Essays and Criticism John Updike

Hugging the Shore: Essays and Criticism

John Updike

National Book Critics Circle Award – Fiction

Ironweed William Kennedy

Ironweed

William Kennedy

National Book Critics Circle Award – General Nonfiction

The Price of Power: Kissinger in the Nixon White House Seymour M. Hersh

The Price of Power: Kissinger in the Nixon White House

Seymour M. Hersh

National Book Critics Circle Award – Poetry

The Changing Light at Sandover James Merrill

The Changing Light at Sandover

James Merrill

Nebula – Novel

No Enemy But Time Michael Bishop

No Enemy But Time

Michael Bishop

Philip K. Dick – Novel

Software Rudy Rucker

Software

Rudy Rucker

Pulitzer Prize – Biography or Autobiography

Growing Up Russell Baker

Growing Up

Russell Baker

Pulitzer Prize – Fiction

The Color Purple Alice Walker

The Color Purple

Alice Walker

Pulitzer Prize – General Nonfiction

Is There No Place on Earth for Me? Susan Sheehan

Is There No Place on Earth for Me?

Susan Sheehan

Pulitzer Prize – History

The Transformation of Virginia, 1740–1790 Rhys L. Isaac

The Transformation of Virginia, 1740–1790

Rhys L. Isaac

Pulitzer Prize – Poetry

Selected Poems Galway Kinnell

Selected Poems

Galway Kinnell

World Fantasy Awards – Novel

Nifft the Lean Michael Shea

Nifft the Lean

Michael Shea

Beehive – Fiction

The Chocolate Touch by Patrick Skene Catling, illustrated by Margot Apple

The Chocolate Touch

Patrick Skene Catling, illustrated by Margot Apple

Bluebonnet – Children’s

A Dog Called Kitty by Bill Wallace

A Dog Called Kitty

Bill Wallace

Boston Globe – Fiction & Poetry

Sweet Whispers, Brother Rush by Virginia Hamilton

Sweet Whispers, Brother Rush

Virginia Hamilton

Boston Globe – Nonfiction

Behind Barbed Wire: The Imprisonment of Japanese Americans During World War II by Daniel S. Davis

Behind Barbed Wire: The Imprisonment of Japanese Americans During World War II

Daniel S. Davis

Boston Globe – Picture Book

A Chair for My Mother by Vera B. Williams

A Chair for My Mother

Vera B. Williams

Buckeye – Grades 3-5

Tiger Eyes by Judy Blume

Tiger Eyes

Judy Blume

Buckeye – Grades K-2

Grandpa’s Ghost Stories by James Flora

Grandpa’s Ghost Stories

James Flora

Caldecott – Picture Book

Shadow by Blaise Cendrars

Shadow

Blaise Cendrars

Carnegie Medal – Children’s

Handles by Jan Mark

Handles

Jan Mark

Coretta Scott King – Author

Sweet Whispers, Brother Rush by Virginia Hamilton

Sweet Whispers, Brother Rush

Virginia Hamilton

Coretta Scott King – Illustrator

Black Child by Peter Magubane

Black Child

Peter Magubane

Costa – Children’s

The Witches by Roald Dahl

The Witches

Roald Dahl

Costa – First Novel

Flying to Nowhere by John Fuller

Flying to Nowhere

John Fuller

Edgar Allan Poe – First Novel

The Butcher's Boy by Thomas Perry

The Butcher’s Boy

Thomas Perry

Edgar Allan Poe – Juvenile

The Murder of Hound Dog Bates by Robbie Branscum

The Murder of Hound Dog Bates

Robbie Branscum

Edgar Allan Poe – Novel

Billingsgate Shoal by Rick Boyer

Billingsgate Shoal

Rick Boyer

Edgar Allan Poe – Paperback Original

Triangle by Teri White

Triangle

Teri White

Great Stone Face – Grades 4-6

The Mouse and the Motorcycle by Beverly Cleary

The Mouse and the Motorcycle

Beverly Cleary

Greenaway Medal – Illustrator

Gorilla by Anthony Browne

Gorilla

Anthony Browne

Hemingway – PEN

Shiloh and Other Stories by Bobbie Ann Mason

Shiloh and Other Stories

Bobbie Ann Mason

L.A. Times – Fiction

Schindler's Ark by Thomas Keneally

Schindler’s Ark

Thomas Keneally

Newbery Medal – Children’s

Dicey's Song by Cynthia Voigt

Dicey’s Song

Cynthia Voigt

PEN/Faulkner – Fiction

Seaview by Toby Olson

Seaview

Toby Olson

Shamus – P.I. Novel

True Detective by Max Allan Collins

True Detective

Max Allan Collins