We are pleased to announce the winner of this year’s competition is Gibril Kerefah with his West African inspired fantasy PurpleBlack.
Other particularly strong contenders were: Travel by Night Sophie Morton-Thomas, Helmouth Mark Taylor, London to Labadi Jacqueline Courtenay and Just Gabriel Julien Clin.
New Voices is our way of encouraging writers just starting out. There were so many promising ideas, themes, characters and scenarios it was almost impossible to make a choice. Thank you all for making our final decision so difficult!
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New Voices 2020 deadline: 14th September 2020
2018 The Town. Tim Cooke. (Literary fiction.)
2017 Worthless Little Punks. Jacqui Seddon. (YA)