Novel Award timetable 2021

Your guide to what happens when.

31 May

Competition deadline.

23 July

Twenty long-listed writers contacted by email. Long-list titles announced here on the website and social media.

30 July

Long-listed writers to submit 15,000 words (including synopsis and original submission).

3 September

Five shortlisted writers contacted by email. Shortlist titles announced here on the website and social media.

10 September

Shortlisted writers to submit 30,000 words (including synopsis and previous submissions).

11 October

Shortlisted writers informed of results.

28 October

Awards ceremony and publication of anthology with extracts from the twenty long-listed novels.

Results published here on the website and social media.

November

Our 2022 competition opens!

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