Wilbur Smith – Author of Tomorrow – Adventure Writing Prize

Last date
22 April 2022

Who may enter?
The competition is open to young people aged 21 and under.

Short description
The competition is organized by the Wilbur and Niso Smith Foundation, based in UK.
The Author of Tomorrow is designed to find the adventure writers of the future. Part of the Wilbur Smith Adventure Writing Prize, it is an annual competition open to young people across the world who have completed a short piece of adventure writing in English.

There are three categories.
• Category 1: age 16-21 years. Young writers must submit a short adventure story between 1500-5000 words in length.
• Category 2: age 12-15 years. Young writers must submit a short adventure story between 1500-5000 words in length.
• Category 3: age 11 and under. Young writers must submit a short adventure story up to 500 words in length.

Entry fee
The competition is free to enter.

Prizes
Winners will receive:
• 16-21 years: £1,000
• 12-15 years: £100 plus £150 in book tokens for their school, library or charity of choice
• 11 and under: £100 plus £150 in book tokens for their school, library or charity of choice

How to enroll?
For further information visit the official competition website.

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