McKitterick Prize

Tom McKitterick, the former editor of Political Quarterly and author of an unpublished novel, endowed the McKitterick Prize which was first awarded in 1990. It is given annually to an author over the age of 40 for a first novel, published or unpublished.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 2019 prize is now open.

Important Information:

  • The deadline for submissions is 31st October 2018
  • Submissions must be for a first novel
  • The runner-up receives £1,000
  • There is no submission fee

Our new electronic submission system uses Google verification for security and spam protection, so you may be prompted to log in using your email address (a Gmail account is not required).

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