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UK Book Awards, Writing Contests and Literary Prizes

Betty Trask Prize & Awards
The Betty Trask Prize and Awards are for first novels written by authors under the age of 35, who reside in a current or former Commonwealth nation. T...
Deadline: 2017-11-30

Arthur C. Clarke Award
The Arthur C. Clarke Award is given for the best science fiction novel first published in the United Kingdom during the previous year. The award was e...
Deadline: 2017-11-30

Branford Boase Award
The BBA rewards the most promising new writers and their editors. The award is made annually to the most promising book by a first time novelist.

Th...
Deadline: 2017-12-01

Petrona Award
The Petrona Award has been established to celebrate the work of Maxine Clarke, one of the first online crime fiction reviewers and bloggers, who died ...
Deadline: 2017-12-31

Carnegie Medal
The Carnegie Medal is awarded annually to the writer of an outstanding book for children. The book must have received its first publication in the Uni...
Deadline: 2017-12-31

Fiction Desk Ghost Story Competition
’Ghost story’ can mean a lot of different things, from an encounter with an actual phantom to more unusual paranormal phenomena and unexpl...
Deadline: 2018-01-31

Royal Society Young People's Book Prize
Each year the Royal Society celebrates the best books that communicate science to young people through our Young People’s Book Prize.

The Pr...
Deadline: 2018-01-31

British Book Awards
The British Book Awards, or Nibbies, is the definitive event for honouring the commercial successes of publishers, authors and bookshops. It succeeds ...
Deadline: 2018-02-09

BBC National Short Story Award
The National Short Story Award aims to promote the best in contemporary British short fiction and has celebrated both established writers and new star...
Deadline: 2018-02-28

John Creasey (New Blood) Dagger
This award is for the best crime novel by a first-time author of any nationality first published in the UK in English during the judging period. It i...
Deadline: 2018-02-28

Margery Allingham Short Story Competition
The CWA Margery Allingham Short Story competition was set up in 2013 to celebrate the short story and Margery Allingham's contribution to crime writin...
Deadline: 2018-02-28

Wicked Young Writers' Award
The Wicked Young Writers’ Award was established by the long-running musical Wicked in order to link the important messages of the production wit...
Deadline: 2018-03-12

Bath Novel Award
2,000 international prize for unpublished or independently published writers of novels for adults or young adults. Judge: Susan Armstrong of Conville...
Deadline: 2018-04-06