The Prémio Leya is a Portuguese literary award established in 2008 and awarded annually by the Portuguese book publishing company Leya to an unpublished Portuguese-language novel. The winner receives €100,000, making it one of the richest literary prizes in the world.
- 2008: In the first edition of the prize, the winner was Brazilian Murilo Antônio de Carvalho, for O Rastro do Jaguar. The juri was presided by Manuel Alegre and included José Carlos Seabra Pereira and Nuno Júdice, from Portugal; Lourenço Rosário, from Mozambique; Pepetela, from Angola; and Rita Chaves and Carlos Heitor Cony, from Brazil.
- 2009: João Paulo Borges Coelho, a Mozambican historian and writer, for O Olho de Hertzog.
- 2010: not assigned
- 2011: João Ricardo Pedro, from (Portugal), with the book O teu rosto será o último.
- 2012: Nuno Camarneiro (Portugal), for Debaixo de algum céu. 
- 2013: Gabriela Ruivo Trindade, Uma Outra Voz. 
- 2014: Afonso Reis Cabral (Portugal), O Meu Irmão.
- 2015: António Tavares (Portugal), O Coro dos Defuntos.
- 2016: not assigned
- 2017: João Pinto Coelho (Portugal), Os Loucos da Rua Mazur.
- 2018: Itamar Vieira Júnior (Brazil), Torto Arado.
- "Brasileiro Murilo Antonio Carvalho ganha Prêmio Leya de Literatura" (in Portuguese). Folha Online. October 14, 2008. Retrieved 2008-10-15.
- "Nuno Camarneiro vence Prémio LeYa" (in Portuguese). JL, Jornal de Letras, Artes e Ideias. 17 December 2012. Retrieved 17 December 2012.
- "Gabriela Ruivo Trindade vence Prémio LeYa" (in Portuguese). Leya News. Retrieved 27 October 2013.
- "Premio Leya 2018 para Itamar Vieria Junior" (in Portuguese). Estante de Livros blog. Retrieved 29 October 2018.
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