The Author of Tomorrow Award is designed to find the adventure writers of the future.
Run in partnership with a number of non-governmental organisations dedicated to improving global literacy levels, it is open to anyone aged between twelve and twenty-one who has completed a short piece of adventure writing in English.
To enter the Author of Tomorrow Award
The author must be aged between twelve and twenty-one years of age (on 1 January 2017).
The piece of short fiction entered must be between 1500 and 5000 words.
The submitted work must, in the opinion of the judges, fall within what can be defined as adventure writing (using the definition provided here).
The author must provide
An electronic copy of their piece of short fiction
A short synopsis of their work
A scanned copy of their birth certificate
Entries can be submitted from the 31st of October 2016 until the 23rd of January 2017. Any story submitted after the deadline will not be eligible for entry.
The winning author will receive £1,000 pounds sterling and a framed certificate.
Full details are available here: