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Bath Novel Award 2019

     Category:  Prose
     Deadline:  June 2, 2019  (expired!)
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    Bath Novel Award 2019

    The Bath Novel Award is an annual international prize for emerging novelists. Novels can be in any genre written for adult or young adult (13+) readers.

    Novels must be your original work and in English. Submissions should include (up to) the first 5,000 words of your novel, double-spaced in a size 12 font and a one-page synopsis, single-spaced in a size 12 font.

    The judge is Hellie Ogden.

    You may enter as many novels as you wish. Entrants retain full copyright.

    Entry Fee: 25 GBP per novel.


    Open to novelists of any nationality or residency who have yet to sign a traditional publishing deal (a ’traditional publishing deal’ is defined as an offer of publication which includes an advance payment). Self-published novelists are eligible.


    First prize is 2,500 GBP. Shortlisted writers will receive manuscript feedback and literary agent introductions.

    Moreover, the writer of the most promising longlisted novel will receive an online place worth 1,800 GBP on Edit Your Novel the Professional Way sponsored by Cornerstones Literary Consultancy.

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