The Sunday Times/ Peters Fraser + Dunlop Young Writer of the Year Award

Key facts

Sponsors / partners

The Sunday Times/Peters Fraser + Dunlop

Genres / categories

Literary fiction & poetry

Prize money: £5,000

Key dates

Shortlist announced: 29/10/2018
Winner(s) announced: 06/12/2018

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.

Adam Weymouth was awarded the Peter Fraser & Dunlop The Sunday Times Young Writer of the Year for Kings of the Yukon on the 6th of December 2018.

The award is administered by the Society of Authors.