2015 NOVEL COMPETITION

Lefthandbutton2015NovCompTHE BATH NOVEL AWARD 

an international prize for unpublished & independently published novelists


ADULT / YA ENTRIES CLOSE 31 MARCH 2015

The Bath Novel Award 2015 is currently OPEN for entries. Submissions are invited for the first 5,000 words of novels in any genre written for adults or young adults, to be received by us no later than midnight GMT on March 31st 2015. Prize: £1,000. Rules & Entry

 

Bath Novel Award 2015’s  shortlist judge, literary agent Mildred Yuan of United Agents is looking for a novel with a storyline to make her “forget the hubbub of the outside world.”  Judge’s Q&A 

 

Three of our five shortlistees found literary agents in 2014. Two won publishing deals. Our winning novel, PRECOCIOUS by Joanna Barnard, sold to Ebury Press in a four-publisher auction and is to be published in hardback in August 2015. Could you be our next winner? 2014 Winner & Shortlistees 

 

We are excited to announce the launch of our new competition, The Bath Children’s Novel Award for writers of chapter books, MG and YA fiction. Entries open 2nd April 2015 with the winner chosen by Sallyanne Sweeny of Mulcahy Associates. Children’s Novel Award