The Bath Children’s Novel Award was created in 2015 to support and spotlight unsigned children’s novelists around the world. Entries are shortlisted by a panel of Junior Judges aged from 7 to 17 years, with the winner chosen by a leading children’s literary agent. Submissions are OPEN and invited for middle grade and young adult novels in all genres. From funny to dark; fantastic to futuristic; fashionable to forever, our Junior Judges would love the chance to read your book!

Judge: Sallyanne Sweeney of Mulcahy Associates Literary Agency

Prize: £2,000 for winner, Shortlist £500

Entries close: 19th November, 2017 | Winner announced: February, 2018

First 5,000 words plus one page synopsis

For further essential information, including full submission details please visit the Bath Children’s Novel Award website