The Bath Novel Awards 2024

Competition Information

Bath Novel Award 2024

10th year of the international Bath Novel Award for emerging authors

Eligibility: Unagented authors who may be unpublished, self-published or independently published.

Category: First 5,000 words plus one page synopsis of novels of 50,000 words or more in every genre

Prizes: £5,000 first prize, full manuscript feedback for all shortlistees and extract feedback for all listees. Additional longlist prize of a place on a Professional Writing Academy / Cornerstones Literary Consultancy course worth £1,800

Entry fee:  £29.99 with sponsored places for writers on a low income

Deadline: 23:59 BST 31st May 2024

For further information, please visit their website: www.bathnovelaward.co.uk

Bath Children’s Novel Award 2024

10th year of the international Bath Children’s Novel Award for emerging authors.

Eligibility: Unagented authors who may be unpublished, self-published or independently published.

Category: First 5,000 words plus one page synopsis of children’s novels, YA novels, chapter books or up to three picture book texts.

Prizes: £5,000 first prize, full manuscript feedback for all shortlistees and extract feedback for all listees. Additional longlist prize of a place on a Professional Writing Academy / Cornerstones Literary Consultancy course worth £1,800

Entry fee:  £29.99 with sponsored places for writers on a low income

Deadline: 23:59 GMT 30 November 2024

For further information, please visit their website: www.bathnovelaward.co.uk

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