The Bath Novel Award is our international prize for emerging writers of adult fiction. Judged by literary agents, this is a £3,000 annual award for unpublished and independently published novelists.
Eligibility: unpublished, self-published and independently published writers worldwide
Submissions: first 5,000 words plus one page synopsis of novels for adults or young adults
Shortlist prize: manuscript feedback and literary agent introductions
Longlist prize: the writer of the most promising longlisted manuscript will win an online place on Edit Your Novel the Professional Way with Cornerstones Literary Consultancy
Entry fees:- £28 with sponsored places available for writers on low income