The Paul Torday Prize

Paul Torday published his first novel Salmon Fishing in the Yemen aged 60. The family have decided to set up this new prize in Torday's honour, celebrating first novels by authors aged 60 or over.

 

The winner will receive £1,000, with a set of Paul Torday's collected works. Runners up will receive one specially selected Paul Torday novel with a commemorative book plate.

The 2019 prize is now closed.

 

Important Information:

  • The prize closes on the 15th November 2018 at 5pm.
  • Submissions must be for a first novel
  • The winner receives £1,000
  • The runner-up receives a special Paul Torday novel with a commemorative book plate
  • There is no submission fee