You can enter the 2019 Northern Book Prize below. Please read our Terms & Conditions first. If you are a writer who does not live in the North of England, you must answer the extra question about your connection to the North.

Entry is £10, or free to our current subscribers (the good folk who have signed up to receive And Other Stories’ upcoming books). Find out about our subscriptions here.

There are discretionary free prize entries for people on a low income. Please email by 7th December with a brief outline of circumstances.

Your details

Subscription status

Please tick here if you are a current subscriber (who will receive some upcoming And Other Stories books).
Entry is free for subscribers, and otherwise £10.

Yes I am a current subscriber

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Additional details

Tell us anonymously, without quoting book titles, about your career as a writer to date.

words. Please limit to 100 words or less.

Please include a synopsis that outlines the key developments, themes and structure of your work

words. Please limit to 300 words or less.

Do you have a literary agent already working with you on this project? If so, please provide a name and contact email.

Optional question for all

We would love to hear your thoughts on the North. What do you think of when you think of the North of England? What defines Northern for you?

These answers will not be used in judging your entry but may be used anonymously for publicity purposes.

words. Please limit to 50 words or less.

Extra question for writers not living in the North

Please write a short statement that anonymously explains your connection to the North and why you would like to enter the Northern Book Prize.

words. Please limit to 200 words or less.

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