Pulitzer Prize – Fiction: The Sympathizer by Viet Thanh Nguyen
Pulitzer Prize – General Nonfiction: Black Flags: The Rise of ISIS by Joby Warrick
Pulitzer Prize – Poetry: Ozone Journal by Peter Balakian

Women’s Prize for Fiction: The Glorious Heresies by Lisa McInerney

Man Booker International Prize: The Vegetarian by Han Kang
Man Booker Prize: The Sellout by Paul Beatty

Hugo Award – Best Novel: The Fifth Season by N.K. Jemisin
Hugo Award – Best Novella: Binti by Nnedi Okorafor

Nebula Award – Best Novel: All the Birds in the Sky by Charlie Jane Anders
Nebula Award – Best Novella: Every Heart a Doorway by Seanan McGuire

National Book Award for Fiction: The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead
National Book Award for Nonfiction: Stamped from the Beginning: The Definitive History of Racist Ideas in America by Ibram X. Kendi
National Book Award for Poetry: The Performance of Becoming Human by Daniel Borzutzky
National Book Award for Young People’s Literature: March: Book Three by John Lewis, Andrew Aydin, & Nate Powell

Nobel Prize for Literature: Bob Dylan

Plus, Oprah’s Book Club: The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead; Love Warrior by Glennon Doyle Melton