Launched in September 2015, the Wilbur and Niso Smith Foundation is a charitable organisation dedicated to empowering young writers, the advancement of the adventure writing genre and the promotion of literacy. The Wilbur Smith Adventure Writing Prize is an international prize that supports and celebrates the best adventure writing today. The Prize is open to writers of any nationality, writing in English.
Awards are presented in three categories: Best Published Novel, Best Unpublished Manuscript and Author of Tomorrow.
Winners will be announced on the 21st September 2022.
Author conversation will be held from 12-6pm, and tickets are £15 (£30 to include a hardback copy of The Botanist).
For more information and to book your tickets, click here.
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- Commander by Paul Fraser Collard (Headline)
- The Long Road From Kandahar by Sara MacDoSara MacDonaldnald (HarperCollins)
If you're in the mood for pure escapist fiction, then you really couldn't get better than these two fantastic page-turners.
The latest two books in M. W. Craven's Washington Poe series, Dead Ground and The Botanist, have been acquired for the Spain by Roca Editorial, the home of the first three in the series.
Jo Thomas' glorious Escape to the French Farmhouse has been picked up by Forlaget Zara in Denmark.
- Dead Ground by M. W. Craven (Ian Fleming Steel Dagger)
- When I Grow Up in the 'Afraid of the Shadows' Anthology by Robert Scragg (Short Story Dagger)
Winners will be announced at the CWA Gala Dinner on Wednesday 29th June. Congratulations, both!