Launched in 2006, the annual Dylan Thomas Prize is one of the most prestigious awards for young writers in the world. It is an international literary award aimed at encouraging raw creative talent worldwide.
2006 Rachel Trezise for 'Fresh Apples'.
2008 Nam Le for 'The Boat'
2010 Elyse Fenton for 'Clamor' 2011 Lucy Caldwell for 'The Meeting Point'
2012 Maggie Shipstead for 'Seating Arrangements'
The £30,000 Dylan Thomas Prize is awarded to the best published or produced literary work in the English language, written by an author under 30. For details of how to enter, click here.
The Dylan Thomas Prize has been granted charitable status largely due to its extensive work with educational institutions, and our DylanED Programme was established to ensure the development of this aspect of the Prize.