The short list judge is Kathryn Ross of Fraser Ross Associates, the literary agency and consultancy. Novels can be any genre for adults or young adults, and must be original and at least 50,000 words long.
There’s a £20 entry fee and the winner will receive £1,000 and a trophy.
You can find more information on the website and the deadline for entry is 1 November 2015.
The Fiction Desk Newcomer Prize 2015 is for short stories from 1,000-7,000 words. Writers should not have been previously published by The Fiction Desk, and should not have published a novel or collection of short stories in printed form.
The first prize is £500, and there's a second prize of £250. Deadline is 6 November and the fee to enter is £8. Find out more here.