The Debut Dagger Award
- Please read the full Terms & Conditions.
- You must not be a published author who has or has ever had a publishing contract for a full-length novel. The work you submit must not have been published in return for payment but can have been self-published. You must not have a contract with a literary agent.
- Manuscripts must fall within the prescribed word count limit and not exceed it by even a few words. Manuscripts must not include the author’s name or any pseudonym or contact details, only the title of the work. This will be allocated a unique CWA reference number. Entries which fail to meet these two conditions will not be eligible.
- Manuscripts should be 12pt, double or line-and-a-half spaced, in an easily readable font such as Times, Arial or Helvetica. Please insert page numbers.
Fields marked * are mandatory
Entries may be submitted at any time until midnight on 28 February 2018.
If you are not ready to submit your document, or want to make some final revisions you can submit your document here.