Welcome to the YA Book Prize!
We know you love YA fiction, so our aim is to showcase the best YA, awarding the YA Book Prize to a piece of work our expert judges, including young people, think is something special.
The YA Book Prize is awarded annually to the best young adult book written by an author living in the UK or Ireland.
Previous winners of the prize are Louise O'Neill's Only Ever Yours (2015) and Sarah Crossan's One (2016).
Worth £2,000 to the winning author, the prize is presented at Hay Festival.
Macmillan Children’s Books, Scholastic and Walker Books have two titles apiece on the shortlist for the YA Book Prize 2019, which includes books by the... Read more
Philip Pullman is in the running for the YA Book Prize 2018 alongside previous winners Sarah Crossan and Patrice Lawrence, and début author M A... Read more
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