Judges include Booker shortlisted author Clare Morrall, award-winning poet and author Jeff Phelps, and Children's writer Ann Evans.
The winning book will be read by a top London literary agent
About the Book Award
First Prize £1000
(approx 1599 US$, 1233€ )
The winning book will also be read by a top literary agent from MBA
2nd prize £200
(approx 320 US $, 246€)
3rd prize £75
(approx 120 US$, 92€)
This is a common question we are asked.
Usually it is a small publishing house. However, some have expanded and become much larger. So this year, we are saying that "small" is not a requirement.
Here is a link to the definition of an independent publisher. Essentially it is one that is not owned by another company and not one of the Big Six.