06 November 2023
The Awards for debut writers are part of the 2024 Northern Writers Awards from New Writing North
The Hachette Children's Novel Awards are for debut authors of full-length middle-grade children's fiction and early teen fiction. Writers entering the Awards must be debut authors resident in the North of England
Two winners will each be awarded £3,000 and a programme of mentoring activities.
To submit, send the opening of the novel (between 3,000 and 6,000 words) and a synopsis.
Entry is free.
The closing date is 4 January.
For full details see the website.