The Award is open to unrepresented and unpublished authors for a novel in any adult fiction genre
We are delighted to announce the winners of the First Novel Award 2019. Our judges this year were Nelle Andrew of Peters, Fraser + Dunlop and author Beth Underdown. More than 525 entries were received from around the world with all genres represented. The standard of entries was very high as reflected in a longlist of 23 titles and a shortlist of 6.
Nelle has signed the winner as well as one of the shortlisted authors. Many thanks to all those who entered and congratulations to our worthy winners.
Submissions for the 2020 First Novel Award will open in January 2020.
Congratulations to our winners and to all those listed.