Novel Award timetable 2022

Your guide to what happens when.

31 May

Competition deadline!

21 July

Twenty long-listed titles announced here and on social media.

25 July

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

26 August 

Five 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 long-listed novels.

Results published here and on social media.

November

Our 2023 competition opens!

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