The prize

First Prize – £2000, trophy and online publishing contract.

Shortlisted writers – ​ trophy and online publishing contract.

Closing Date: 31st December 2020

Judges (to be confirmed): two internationally recognised writers and a literary agent.

Eligibility: unpublished, self-published and independently published writers worldwide.

Submissions: first 5,000 words plus a one-page synopsis of novel manuscripts in any genre.

 

Longlist will be published the 1st February 2021, we encourage early entries to speed up the process.

Shortlist will be published the 1st March 2021.

Winner will be announced the 31st of March 2021.