may, 2019

31may1:00 am1:00 amBlue Pencil Agency First Novel AwardInternational Entry Fee: £20
Max word count: 5,000
Top Prize: £1,000

Event Details

The Award is open to unrepresented and unpublished authors for a novel in any adult fiction genre.

What they are looking for:

  • any genre with the exception of children’s fiction and non-fiction. YA is permitted provided there is an adult crossover.
  • a strong voice.
  • an original and unforgettable story that grips the reader.
  • an attention grabbing first paragraph.

Judges: Nelle Andrew and Beth Underdown

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