HWA Crown Awards 2021
Submissions for the Crown Awards 2021 are now closed! Please don’t worry if you’ve submitted and haven’t received an invoice yet. They will be coming in early May. If you think you have submitted but haven’t recieved the judges’ details, please do email Imogen Robertson. T&Cs and timings of announcements are available here.
The HWA / Dorothy Dunnett Short Story Competition 2021
Judging has begun and the competition is now closed – thank you for all the entries!
You can read about the winning stories from 2020 on Historia
2020 Crown Awards
We awarded three Crown Awards for exceptional historical writing at 6pm GMT on 25 November 2020.
Read all about them on Historia
The Crowns are open to any book first published in English in the UK between 1 April 2019 and 31st March 2020. The Debut Crown is for the best book by a debut novelist; The Gold Crown is for the best historical novel of the year; and the Non-Fiction Crown is for the best work of historical non-fiction. Submissions for the 2021 Crowns are now open.
Any questions? Do please email Imogen Robertson.