Children's writing prize: Hachette Children's Novel Awards 2024


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.

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For full details see the website.


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