Book Awards > Costa Book Awards

The Costa Book Awards honour some of the most outstanding books of the year written by authors based in the UK and Ireland. There are five categories - First Novel, Novel, Biography, Poetry and Children’s Book - with one of the five winners chosen as Book of the Year. Below are the winners of the individual categories for 2020. 

The overall Costa Book of the Year winner is The Mermaid of the Black Conch by Monique Roffey.