november, 2021

30novAll DayThe Bath Children’s Novel Award 2021InternationalEntry Fee:£28 Max word count:the first 5,000 words of your novel followed by a synopsis of no more than 300 words Top Prize:£3,000

The Bath Children’s Novel Award 2021

Event Details

The Bath Children’s Novel Award is an international prize for emerging novelists. The competition is open to unpublished, self-published and independently published writers.

The competition is organised by Caroline Ambrose a Bath-based book columnist, public libraries campaigner, & regular chair for literary events.

Novels should be for children who are able to read for themselves, or young adults.

Novels must be your original work and in English.

Novels can be unpublished, self-published or independently published.

Submissions should include one document including (up to) the first 5,000 words of your novel followed by a synopsis of no more than 300 words.

A children’s literary agent will judge the winning manuscript from a shortlist chosen by Junior Judges aged seven to seventeen.

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