31 May 2020
Who may enter
The Bath Novel Award 2020 is a prize for unpublished, self-published and independently published writers worldwide.
The competition is organised by Caroline Ambrose a Bath-based book columnist, public libraries campaigner, & regular chair for literary events.
Novels can be in any genre written for adult or young adult readers.
Novels must be your original work and in English.
Submissions should be a single document which includes (up to) the first 5,000 words of a novel. Your full novel should be at least 50,000 words in length.
Novels can be unpublished, self-published or independently published. For the purposes of this competition, ‘self-published or independently published’ is defined as published without an advance payment.
The judge is Jenny Savill.
The entry fee is £28 per novel.
The winner will receive a cash prize of £3,000.
For further information visit https://bathnovelaward.co.uk/2020-2/