Young Walter Scott Prize

Closed for 2018; re-opening late summer 2019. The prestigious Young Walter Scott Prize, the UK’s only creative writing prize specifically for budding historical writers, is open for entries until 31st October 2018. Entries are judged in two age groups – 11 to 15 years and 16 to 19 years. Any kind of fiction is accepted – prose, poetry, drama, fictional letters or reportage. Full details of the prize and how to enter can be found at