BATH CHILDREN’S NOVEL AWARD


THE BATH CHILDREN’S NOVEL AWARD 2021

Closing date: 30th November 2021  | Prize: £3,000 |

Judge: Literary agent and children’s author SAM COPELAND will judge the winning manuscript from a shortlist chosen by Junior Judges aged seven to seventeen. Sam shares his submission tips here

Submissions: First 5,000 words plus one page synopsis of novels for children or teens

Shortlist prize: Manuscript feedback from the Junior Judges plus literary agent introductions

Longlist prize: Edit Your Novel the Professional Way course with Cornerstones Literary Consultancy

Eligibility: Open worldwide to unpublished, self-published and independently published writers. Full terms here

Entry fee: £28 with sponsored places available for writers on a low income

 

 

BATH CHILDREN’S NOVEL AWARD RECIPIENTS

Ruth Moore (2020) for The Enemy Inside

Matthew Fox (2019) for The Sky Over Rebecca 

Cassie Powney (2018) for Loops

Struan Murray (2017) for Orphans of the Tide 

Gareth Osborne (2016) for Cogs of Castille

Lucy Van Smit (2015) for The Hurting