Young Walter Scott Prize

Closed for 2019; re-opening late summer 2020. The prestigious Young Walter Scott Prize is the UK’s only creative writing prize specifically for budding historical writers. 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