The 2021 Wilbur Smith Adventure Writing Prize is now open for submissions. Please visit: Author of Tomorrow | Wilbur & Niso Smith Foundation (wilbur-niso-smithfoundation.org)
The Author of Tomorrow is designed to find the adventure writers of the future. Part of the Wilbur Smith Adventure Writing Prize, it is an annual competition open to young people across the world who have completed a short piece of adventure writing in English.
The Author of Tomorrow will be open for submissions 1st March – 30th April 2021.
Prizes are awarded in three categories:
11 and Under | 500 words | Prize: £100 plus £150 book tokens for your school
12-15 years | 1,500 – 5,000 words | Prize: £100 plus £150 book tokens for your school
16-21 years | 1,500 – 5,000 words | Prize: £1,000
Each shortlisted author also has their work digitally published by our partners at global literacy charity, Worldreader.
For more information, about the Prize and what we mean by adventure writing, as well as our full T&Cs*, please see: Author of Tomorrow | Wilbur & Niso Smith Foundation (wilbur-niso-smithfoundation.org)
Enquiries about submissions should be directed to the Wilbur and Niso Smith Foundation, please always refer to their website for complete details and information.
Please note, this prize is run by the Wilbur and Niso Smith Foundation, not Commonwealth Writers.