Betty Trask left a bequest to the Society of Authors in 1983 to fund prizes for first novels written by authors under the age of 35 in a traditional or romantic, but not experimental, style.
The 2019 prize is now closed.The deadline for entries was 30 November 2018 at 5pm.
About the prize
- The prize is open to published and unpublished novels
- The writer must be under the age of 35 on 31 December 2018
- There is no submission fee
- The Betty Trask Fund is £26,250
Charity number 289519