What you win

First prize for illustration:

  1. £500 
  2. A one-year portfolio membership from the Association of Illustrators, worth £200
  3. A place on a five-part programme: Insights into the Publishing Process*
  4. Arranged and funded by BookTrust, the opportunity to shadow already established illustrators on school visits.

First prize for text:

  1. £500
  2. Free place on an online Faber Academy writing course*
  3. A place on a five-part programme: Insights into the Publishing Process*
  4. Arranged and funded by BookTrust, the opportunity to shadow already established authors on school visits.

Second Prize

A place on a five-part programme: Insights into the Publishing Process*, plus a selection of Faber books.

All commended, highly commended, runners-up and winners will get priority spaces on BookTrust Represent workshops.

*Terms and conditions

Insights into the Publishing Process includes:

  • Five sessions with some of the key publishing departments including Rights, Editorial, Design, Marketing & Publicity and Andlyn Agency. Including a one to one look at your work with either the Publisher and/or the Art Director.
  • All sessions to be carried out within a year of winning the prize.
  • The sessions can be attended either in person at the Faber office or online via Skype.

The free place on an online Faber Academy course can be selected from the following and is subject to availability:

  • Fiction Skills: Setting
  • Fiction Skills: Plot
  • Create Brilliant Characters
  • Read Like a Writer
How to enter
What you win
Entries
open
30th January
Entries
close
1st June
Shortlistees
informed
14th August
FAB Prize
ceremony
16th September