The Peggy Chapman-Andrew Award

The Peggy Chapman-Andrews Award is for first novels by writers who have not had a novel published and who do not have a literary agent.

Enter the first chapters of your story, 5,000-8,000 words and a synopsis of no longer than 300 words.

The competition closes on the 31st of May 2014. If you are longlisted, then you will need to provide 15,000 words by July 25th and then if you’re shortlisted, you must submit 30,000 words or the completed novel by September 5th.

Author Alison Moore will judge the entries.

The winner will receive £1,000, a critique from the judge and mentoring by The Literary Consultancy.

It costs £20 to enter. More here.