Novel Award timetable 2022

Your guide to what happens when.

31 May

Competition deadline!

20 July

Twenty longlisted writers contacted by email. Longlisted titles announced here and on social media.

25 July

Longlisted writers to submit 15,000 words, including synopsis and the original submission.

26 August 

Five shortlisted writers contacted by email. Shortlisted titles announced here and on social media.

2 September

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

8 October

Shortlisted writers informed of results.

22 October

Awards celebration and publication of our anthology with extracts from the twenty longlisted novels.

Results published here and on social media.

November

Our 2023 competition opens!

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