Caroline Wood, Carrie Plitt, and Anna Hope to judge Blue Pencil First Novel Award

Posted on 10/02/2020

We’re delighted that our wonderful fiction agents Carrie and Caroline, plus our author Anna Hope, writer of last year’s critically acclaimed Expectation, will be judging this year’s Blue Pencil Agency First Novel Award.

The Award is open to unrepresented and unpublished authors for a novel in any adult fiction genre, with a deadline of May 31st.


Winner: Β£1,000 + Agent Introduction
Runner up: Manuscript Review + Agent Introduction
Highly Commended: Agent Introduction

For more details, including guidelines, how to apply and information on the 10 free entries for UK based writers on low incomes, visit the BPA website here.

Best of luck to everyone entering! Anna, Carrie and Caroline can’t wait to read your opening chapters!