BATH CHILDREN’S NOVEL AWARD


THE BATH CHILDREN’S NOVEL AWARD 2021

SUBMISSIONS CLOSED: 23:59 GMT 30th November 2021

LONGLIST ANNOUNCED: 17th December 2021 – full announcement here 

SHORTLIST ANNOUNCEMENT: 12:00 GMT 12th January 2022 – full announcement here


JUDGE: Literary agent Sam Copeland will judge the winning manuscript from a shortlist chosen by Junior Judges aged seven to seventeen

PRIZE: £3,000

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ELIGIBILITY: Open worldwide to unpublished, self-published and independently published writers. Prize terms 


 

BATH CHILDREN’S NOVEL AWARD RECIPIENTS

2020 Ruth Moore for The Enemy Inside (Curtis Brown)

2019 Matthew Fox for The Sky Over Rebecca (Hodder, 2022) 

2018 Cassie Powney for Loops (The Agency)

2017 Struan Murray for Orphans of the Tide (Puffin, 2020)

2016 Gareth Osborne  for Cogs of Castille (AM Heath)

2015 Lucy Van Smit for The Hurting (Chicken House Books, 2017)