The Wilbur Smith Adventure Writing Prize is an annual award for adventure writing. The 2018 Wilbur Smith Adventure Writing Prize opens for submission 20th November 2017 - 12th March 2018.

This award is split into two separate categories – a prize for the best published adventure novel of the previous calendar year and a prize for the best unpublished manuscript submitted for consideration. 

The winner of the prize for a published novel will receive £15,000. The winner of the prize for an unpublished manuscript will be offered the Writer’s Adventure Research Award. This award is an exceptional opportunity in the form of a £7,500 grant, enabling the winner to travel to undertake invaluable research for their next story. They will also be offered a mentoring relationship with Wilbur Smith's agents at Tibor Jones & Associates. 

Criteria

The criteria for Wilbur Smith Adventure Writing Prize can be found here