McKitterick Prize is open for 2020

The prize is given annually to an author over the age of 40 for a first novel, published or unpublished.

Deadline: Thursday 31 October 2019, 5pm.

First prize is £4,000; runner-up prize £1,000.

Important Information:

  • Applicants must be living and over the age of 40 on the 31 October 2019
  • Applicants must not have had any other novel published (excluding works for children)
  • Submissions must be a full length novel in the English language by one author
  • Submissions must be a work of ‘fiction or imagination or substantially of fiction or imagination’
  • Submissions must either have been published in the UK in 2019 (and not first published abroad) or unpublished
  • If unpublished, the work must not have been previously submitted for the McKitterick Prize.

Enter at the Society of Authors website.

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