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The Bath Children’s Novel Award

The international, Bath Children’s Novel Award is an annual competition open to emerging authors writing for children or teens.

This year’s prize will be judged by Stephanie Thwaites of Curtis Brown literary agency from a shortlist chosen by a panel of junior judges.

Enter the first 5,000 words of your novel plus a 300-word synopsis by 29th November for a chance to win the top prize of £3,000.

All shortlisted authors will receive manuscript feedback from the junior judges as well as literary agent introductions. The author of the most promising manuscript which has been long listed will receive a place on the online Edit Your Novel the Professional Way course, run by Cornerstones Literary Consultancy, worth £1,800.

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