Awards

HWA Sharpe Books Unpublished Novel Award

In collaboration with Sharpe Books this new award offers the winner a publishing contract as well as a £500 prize. Two other authors will receive £100 in prize money and all entrants are offered a consultation session.

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HWA Dorothy Dunnett Short Story Competition

This award is for unpublished short stories. The 2019 Competition is now closed.

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HWA Debut Crown

This award is for the best historical novel by a first-time fiction author of any nationality first published in the UK in English.

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HWA Gold Crown

This award is for the best historical novel first published in the UK in English.

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 HWA Sharpe Books Non-Fiction Crown

This award is for the best non-fiction work published in the UK in English. We are delighted to have the support of Sharpe Books in celebrating the best of Historical Non-Fiction in the UK.

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Sponsorship

There are still sponsorship opportunities available for these exciting new awards. For details please email Imogen Robertson on chair@historicalwriters.org.