The Conville & Walsh Word of Mouth Prize closes on the 31st of January 2015.
Submit previously unpublished novels in any genre. Entrants must be unagented. The work must be completed, or close to completion.
Submit your full manuscript, or if you haven’t completed your novel, a partial manuscript of at least 30,000 words, a synopsis (max 2 pages) and a covering letter (see guidelines on their website).
Judges: writer Matt Haig, Sheila O’Reilly of Dulwich Books, Conville & Walsh agents Susan Armstrong and Sophie Lambert, and their Joint Head of Translation Rights Alexandra McNicoll. David Llewelyn will be their Honorary Chair.
Prize: The winner will receive a cheque for £1,000 and, if mutually agreeable, representation by Conville & Walsh.