Author of Tomorrow
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.