Encore Award Submission Form

The Encore Award is an annual award of £10,000 for the best second novel of the year.

Books may be entered by trade publishers based in the UK or RoI, or authors who meet the eligibility criteria and have been published by a publisher based in the UK or RoI. Publishers may submit multiple eligible titles - please fill out a separate form for each of your entries.

Submissions must be made via the form below, where you can also upload digital copies of the book. Before filling out the form, please ensure that you have read and understood the eligibility and guidelines. Please also complete the equal opportunities form provided in your confirmation email - this is anonymous and will not be linked to your submission in any way.

The closing date for submissions is Friday 14 January 2022 at 5pm. 

1. About the book

Please tell us the title of the book being entered
Please tell us the publisher of the book being entered
Please tell us the imprint of the book being entered (if relevant)
Please tell us the date that the book was first published (in any format)
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2. About the author

Name of author*
Please let us know the town and country in which the author resides
Please give the title of the author's first novel

3. Contact details

Name of contact at publisher*
Name of Editor

4. Upload your submission

Please upload a copy of the book, including cover and copyright page, with no watermarks or crop marks, in epub or mobi format. This must be an original file and NOT converted from a PDF. Please do not upload any additional files. If you are unable to upload a file for any reason, or are a small press who do not have a digital version of the book, please fill out and submit the rest of the form and email [email protected] about this.
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