The International Dylan Thomas Prize is an annual competitive award provided in partnership by the Dylan Thomas Centre and Swansea University to recognise and reward literary talent in young authors.

The prize will be awarded to the single author was has written the best literary work – a commercially published original volume of English language poetry, collection of short fictional stories, novel or novella, radio script on screenplay.

The main prize for the winner is £30,000. Each shortlisted entrant will receive a runner’s up award of £500.

Entry is open to all authors of any nationality who are aged between 18 and 39.

The winner will be announced at the final awards ceremony in Swansea on 14th May 2020.

The closing date for entries to the 2020 prize is 8th November 2019.

Full entry details can be found on the Swansea University website.