Open to writers under 35, the 2020 UK Sunday Times Young Writer of the Year honor goes to poet Jay Bernard for the collection ‘Surge.’
The quintet of books named to the UK Young Writer of the Year award shortlist this year includes memoir, novels, and poetry collections.
The program Ethan Hawke and others co-founded to honor published authors aged 35 and younger now is in its 20th year, a winner to be named in the fall.
One juror for the 2020 Young Writer of the Year award says she hopes ‘we won’t see a rash of virus or pandemic stories.’
Raymond Antrobus is the 2019 Young Writer of the Year for his poetry collection, The Perseverance, published in the UK by Penned in the Margins.
Two titles from Hachette imprints, one from Pan Macmillan and one from Penned in the Margins are shortlisted for this year’s Young Writer of the Year Award.
The newly renamed Sunday Times/University of Warwick Young Writer of the Year Award opens today (April 12) for submissions as it announces its new sponsorship regime.
‘A really outstanding new contemporary British voice’: The Sunday Times/PFD Young Writer Award jurors are adamant in their praise for this year’s winner.
Fresh from her win of this year’s Women’s Prize for Fiction, Kamila Shamsie is joining Susan Hill and Andrew Holgate in judging the Young Writer of the Year prize.
Three Big Five CEOs are scheduled for a session from BookExpo and the Association of American Publishers. And the UK’s award for writers aged 18 to 35 opens for submission.
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