Novel Award timetable 2021

Your guide to what happens when.

31 May

Competition deadline.

19 July

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

26 July

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

1 September

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

8 September

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

8 October

Shortlisted writers informed of results.

23 October

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

25 October

Results published here on the website and social media.

November

Our 2022 competition opens!

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