The Young Walter Scott Prize
The 2021 prize is now open!
If you are aged between 11 and 19 and interested in history and writing, the YWSP is ready to take you on an adventure! We are the UK’s only creative writing prize specifically for budding historical fiction writers.
The Young Walter Scott Prize 2021 is now accepting entries and closes on 1st November 2021. You could win a £500 travel grant, an invitation to one of the UK’s best book festivals, and a chance to see your own work in print. Stories must be between 800 and 2,000 words, and set in a time before you were born. You can find full details, an entry form on our How To Enter page.