The Bath Novel Award is an international prize for novel manuscripts written for adults or young adults. It’s open worldwide to unpublished, and independently published novelists.

The top prize is £2,500 plus literary agent introductions and manuscript feedback. Entries that make the shortlist get literary agent introductions and manuscript feedback .

The writer of the most promising long-listed novel will receive an online place worth £1,800 on Edit Your Novel the Professional Way sponsored by Cornerstones Literary Consultancy

Closing date: 2nd June 2019

Entry fee: £25 per novel, with sponsored entries available for low income writers

Submissions: first 5,000 words plus one page synopsis of novels in any genre

Full award terms: click here