Competitions

Rubery Book Award

Rubery Book Award

The International Rubery Book Award is the longest established book award based in the UK for independent and self-published books. The Book of the Year wins...
Inkitt

Inkitt Novel Writing Contests

Inkitt's platform is free to use. Authors upload their novels and those that prove most popular with readers win the competition. The winners get a publishing ...
Kindle

Kindle UK Storyteller contest

The Kindle UK Storyteller contest is open to budding and established authors. The winning author will get a £20,000 cash prize and be recognised at a central Lo...
Poetry

Ledbury Poetry Festival Competition 2017

The Ledbury Poetry Festival Competition is now open for entries,with a first prize of £1000 cash, and a residential course at Ty Newydd, The National Writers' C...

Northern Writers Awards

The Northern Writers’ Awards 2017 are open for entry until 2 February 2017. The Northern Writers’ Awards were founded by New Writing North in 2000 and have a...
Broo Doherty

The Exeter Novel Competition 2016

This is a competition for writers without a publishing deal or agent. The winner of the Exeter Novel Competition picks up £500, a trophy and exposure that ca...
2013 Booker Prize

Booker 2016 shortlist revealed

Paul Beatty, Deborah Levy, Graeme Macrae Burnet, Ottessa Moshfegh, David Szalay and Madeleine Thien have been named as the six shortlisted authors for the 2016 ...