The Sunday Times/ Peters Fraser + Dunlop Young Writer of the Year Award

The Sunday Times/ Peters Fraser + Dunlop Young Writer of the Year Award is an annual award, made possible by the Sunday Times and the literary agency Peters Fraser + Dunlop, in association with the University of Warwick.

The prize of £5,000 is awarded for a full-length published or self-published (in book or ebook formats) work of fiction, non-fiction or poetry, by a British or Irish author aged 18-35 years. There are three awards of £500 each for runners-up. The winning book will be the work of the most outstanding literary merit. 

The result of The Sunday Times/Peters Fraser + Dunlop Young Writer of the Year Award will be announced in December 2017. This year's winner will be the seventeenth recipient of the award.

The annual award is sponsored by The Sunday Times and Peters Fraser + Dunlop. For more information about the award please visit the Young Writer of the Year Award website.

The award is administered by the Society of Authors.

Entry to the 2017 Award is now closed.