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Call for entries: 2018 Young Writer of the Year Award

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The Sunday Times / Peters Fraser + Dunlop Young Writer of the Year Award is given for the best book of fiction, non-fiction or poetry by a writer aged 18-35

The prestigous Award, given in association with the University of Warwick, is a platform for the best work by young writers in the UK and Ireland. Last year's winner was Sally Rooney for her novel Conversation with Friends. Past winners include Max Porter, Sarah Howe, Adam Foulds, Naomi Alderman, Ross Raisin and Zadie Smith.

The Award winner gets £5,000 and each of the three runners up receives £500. This year's winner will be offered a 10-week bespoke residency at the Warwick Writing Programme at the University of Warwick. To be eligible, books must have been published or self published in the UK between 3 June 2017 and 8 June 2018.

The closing date is 8 June.

For full details, see the website.

 

 

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