Tom McKitterick, the former editor of Political Quarterly and author of an unpublished novel, endowed the McKitterick Prize which was first awarded in 1990. It is given annually to an author over the age of 40 for a first novel, published or unpublished.
Entry to the 2017 prize is now closed.
- The annual deadline for entries is 31 October
- Applicants must be over 40 on December 31 the year of submission
- Submissions must be for a first novel
- The runner-up receives £1,000
- There is no submission fee
Charity number 327891