Writers, apply for The Wilbur Smith Adventure Writing Prize. It is an annual award for adventure writing.

Deadline: The 2018 Wilbur Smith Adventure Writing Prize is open for submission 20th November 2017 – 12th March 2018.

The award is split into two categories:

  1. A prize for the best published adventure novel and
  2. A prize for the best unpublished manuscript by a debut author submitted for consideration.

The Best Published Novel category will accept entries published between 1st January 2017 and 30th April 2018. Proof copies will be accepted. The winner of the prize will receive £15,000.

The winner of the prize for Best Unpublished Manuscript will be given. T  he Writer’s Adventure Research Award. This award is an exceptional opportunity in the form of a £7,500 grant allocated for the winner to travel to undertake research for their next story. They will also be offered a mentoring relationship with Wilbur Smith’s agents at Tibor Jones & Associates.


To know more about the criteria and submission details for Wilbur Smith Adventure Writing Prize, click here.

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