Sunday Times Charlotte Aitken Young Writer of the Year Award
Deadline August 31 (must be received by this date). Highly recommended free contest gives prizes up to 10,000 pounds for a published or self-published book of poetry, fiction, or creative nonfiction (all genres compete together) by an author aged 18-35 as of December 31 of the deadline year. Books must have been first published in the UK and/or the Republic of Ireland, in the English language, between June 23 of the preceding year and August 31 of the deadline year. Authors must be UK or Irish citizens, or residents for the three years preceding the award. Send 8 physical books and one electronic copy. Sponsored by the Society of Authors.
Published: June 28, 2021