The Wilbur Smith Adventure Writing Prize is an international competition that supports and celebrates the best adventure writing today.
First awarded in 2016, the Prize recognises published, unpublished and young (age 21 and under) authors alike. The Prize is open to writers of any nationality, writing in English. Submission for 2018 is now closed. You can find details on how to enter in 2019 by following the links for your relevant category.
Meet the authors shortlisted for the 2018 Best Published Novel:
We are shining a spotlight on each author shortlisted for this year's Adventure Writing Prize. Read on to find out more about the novels and their inspiration.
Meet the author: Maggie Ritchie
Meet the author: Rory Clements - coming soon
Meet the author: Abir Mukherjee - coming soon
Meet the author: Tyler Keevil - coming soon
Meet the author: James Wilde - coming soon
Meet the author: Jane Harris - coming soon