The Yeovil Literary Prize written in green

The Yeovil Literary Prize has closed for 2022, the judges are at work, and the nervous wait for entrants has begun.

Traditionally run from January to May each year, the Yeovil Literary Prize raises funds to help the YCAA support young people training for careers in the creative and performing arts.  There are categories for ‘Novel’, ‘Short Story’, ‘Poetry’, ‘Children’s and Young Adults Novel’ and ‘Writing Without Restriction’, and it attracts a wide range of entries from across the globe.

Yeovil Literary Prize results will be published on the following dates:

  • 15th August 2022 – The longlist is published on
  • 1st September 2022 – The shortlist is published on
  • 30th September 2021 – The winners be notified by letter or email and listed on our website.

As well as receiving a cash prize, winners will be invited to take part in a special event at the Yeovil Literary Festival.

To stay up-to-date with the Yeovil Literary Prize and find out how the YCAA uses the money raised, follow the Yeovil Community Arts Association on Facebook or @YCAAnews on Twitter.