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What are we looking for? A novel that is simply a great read, one that you cannot put down.
What is “Young-Adult” fiction?
It is, for the purposes of this competition, fiction that is aimed at readers aged 14 and over. There is no upper age recommendation because one is never too old to enjoy good fiction and many of us older readers are hooked on Y-A Fiction. There are many examples of recent successful Y-A fiction – The Hunger Games, The Book Thief, Harry Potter, The Fault in our Stars, Twilight . . .
Submit the first chapter or 5,000 words.
The submissions will be shortlisted by Fish Publishing down to a shortlist of 10, We may at this stage request the full novel. These will be whittled down to a shortlist of five which will be sent to the competition judge Louise O’Neill (award winning author of young-adult novel Only Ever Yours), who will choose the winning novel for publication.
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Summary |Young-Adult Novel Prize
Judge: Louise O’Neill, award winning author of young-adult novel Only Ever Yours.
Closing: 30 Oct 2015
Results: 10 Feb 2016
Novel published: July 2016
Submit: the first chapter OR 5,000 words. (Shortlisted authors will be requested to submit their entire novel for final selection.)
Summary - Prize - Rules - Entry Fees - How to Enter
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