Welcome to The Bath Novel Award, two international prizes for unpublished and independently published novelists:


MiddleButtonChildrensNovelThe Bath Children’s Novel Award is currently OPEN with entries invited until 11 October 2015 from writers of chapter books, middle grade & young adult novels. Prize: £1,000.  Judge Sallyanne Sweeney of Mulcahy Associates. 


Lefthandbutton2015NovCompThe Bath Novel Award is an annual prize for novelists who have yet to be traditionally published. 2015 longlist announcement. 2015 shortlist tba 5th June 2015. Judge: Mildred Yuan of Utd Agents. Winner tba July 2015. Prize: £1,000  


Literary Agent Juliet Mushens & 2014 Winner Joanna BarnardNEWS: Three of our five shortlistees found literary agents in 2014. Two won publishing deals. 2014 winner, Joanna Barnard, was signed by literary agent Juliet Mushens. PRECOCIOUS, Joanna’s winning novel, sold at four-publisher auction & will be published in Ebury hardback in July 2015. 2014 Winner & Shortlistee news