Creative writing prize: Bath Children's Novel Award 2023

61f08368-0419-4c4a-86d3-e7e298e69a73

17 July 2023
|
Win £3,000 in the annual prize for children's and YA writers

The international £3,000 annual prize is for unpublished and independently published writers for children.

The winning author will receive £3,000 and all shortlisted writers will receive feedback on their manuscript from Cornerstones editorial director Monica Chakraverty. One longlisted writer will win a place worth £1,800 on the online Edit Your Novel the Professional Way course from Professional Writing Academy and Cornerstones Literary Consultancy.

Writers may be unpublished, self-published or independently published. Entries may novel or chapter book manuscripts, novels for teens, or picture books.

To enter, submit the first 5,000 words and a synopsis. Picture book writers may submit the text for three books for a single entry fee.

The entry fee is £29. There are sponsored places available for writers on low incomes.

Content continues after advertisements

The closing date is 30 November.

For full details see the website.

 

For more writing inspiration, subscribe to our bestselling monthly magazine and receive your first 3 issues for just £3. Claim this offer here