21 August 2021
The competition for unpublished and self-published novelists has a £1,500 first prize
The annual, international Edinburgh-based Caledonia Novel Prize is given for original, unpublished novels in any genre for adults or young adults. Writers entering the competition must be unpublished or self-published, and unagented.
The winner will receive £1,500 and there is a special prize of a free place on a course at Moniack Mhor Creative Writing Centre in 2022 for the best entry by a writer from the UK and Ireland. This year's judge is Alice Lutyens, a literary agent at Curtis Brown.
All entries must be original novel manuscripts at least 50,000 words long. Send the first 20 pages and a 200-word synopsis. Longlisted writers will be asked to submit their full manuscripts in December.
The entry fee is £25 per novel.
The closing date is 1 November.
For full details see the website.