2023 Shortlist & Winner

2022 Shortlist & Winner

2021 Shortlist & Winner

2020 Shortlist & Winner

2019 Shortlist & Winner

2018 Shortlist & Winner

2017 Shortlist & Winner

2016 Shortlist & Winner

2016 Shadow Panel

For the first time, 2016’s award was chronicled by an official shadow judging panel made up of some of the country’s leading book bloggers: Eric Karl Andersen (lonesomereader.com), Kim Forrester (readingmattersblog.com), Naomi Frisby (thewritesofwoman.wordpress.com), Charlie Place (wormhole.carnelianvalley.com), and Simon Savidge (savidgereads.wordpress.com).

The 2016 Shadow Panel read and discussed the four books shortlisted by the Judges – and Dan Dalton, Books Editor at Buzzfeed, chaired the Shadow Panel.

2015 Shortlist & Winner

Young Writer Award @YoungWriterYear

Follow us on twitter. The Young Writer of the Year Award is a prize of £10,000 for a writer under 35.

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