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 annual award is sponsored by The Sunday Times and Peters Fraser + Dunlop. 

The award is administered by the Society of Authors.

The 2018 winner was Adam Weymouth for Kings of the Yukon (Particular Books).

The 2019 award will open for submissions in Spring 2019. More info on how to enter can be found here