The Bath Novel Award 2019

CLICK HERE FOR THE BATH NOVEL AWARD 2019 WINNER’S ANNOUNCEMENT


The BATH NOVEL AWARD 2019 is an international prize for emerging novelists writing for adults or young adults.  

2019 Judge: Hellie Ogden of Janklow & Nesbit Literary Agency. Read Hellie’s submission tips here

Prize: £2,500 

Closing date: 2nd June 2019

Winner’s announcement: here

Shortlist announcement: here

Longlist announcement: here

Shortlist prize: literary agent introductions and manuscript feedback 

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Longlist prize: one place worth £1,800 on Edit Your Novel the Professional Way sponsored by Cornerstones Literary Consultancy

Eligibility: open worldwide to unpublished and independently published novelists 

Submissions: the first 5,000 words plus one page synopsis of novel manuscripts which are complete at over 50,000 words. 

Full award terms: here 

Entry fee: £25 per novel, with sponsored entries available for low income writers


Literary agent Felicity Blunt congratulates 2018 winner Abi Dare

INTERVIEW: Bath Novel Award 2018 winner Abi Darè on writing THE GIRL WITH THE LOUDING VOICE and accepting representation with 2018 judge, Felicity Blunt of Curtis Brown Literary Agency