The Bath Children’s Novel Award invites submissions of books for children or teenagers from unpublished, self-published and independently published authors worldwide.
The 2021 Judge is RWC literary agent and children’s author Sam Copeland, who will judge the winning manuscript from a shortlist chosen by Junior Judges aged seven to seventeen. Read Sam’s submission tips here.
Deadline: 30th November 2021
Submission: First 5,000 words plus one page synopsis
Entry fee: £28 with sponsored places available for low income writers
Shortlisted authors will receive manuscript feedback from the Junior Judges plus literary agent introductions.
The writer of the most promising longlisted manuscript will win a place on the online course Edit Your Novel the Professional Way (worth £1,800) from Cornerstones Literary Consultancy.
Find full details and enter here: https://bathnovelaward.co.uk/childrens-novel-award/
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