The Bath Novel Award is a £2,000 international prize which aims to support and spotlight unsigned novels. All last year’s shortlisted writers were snapped up by literary agents; two signed publishing deals including a six figure deal with Sphere for runner up Laura Marshall. Peters Fraser Dunlop literary agent Laura Williams is judging this year's shortlist.
Submissions are the first 5,000 words plus one page synopsis of any not yet traditionally published novel written for adults or young adults.
Full entry terms and details are available at www.bathnovelaward.co.uk. Submission deadline: 24 April 2017.