Goldfinch Novel Award 2024

Competition Information

Goldfinch Novel Award 2024

Goldfinch Books, an independent bookshop, café and event space in Alton, Hampshire, has announced a nationwide literary competition to coincide with the inaugural Alton Arts Festival.

Eligibility: open to emerging authors aged 16+ from across the UK

Entry fee: £10

Prize: £300 for the winning novel

Deadline: 15th May 2024

For further information, please visit their website:

*At the same time as the nationwide Novel Award, Goldfinch is running two, free to enter local writing awards, one for Young Writers aged 12 to 16, and one for Mini Writers aged under 12. Further details on their website: