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.
Alice Oseman has scooped the YA Book Prize 2021 with her “joyful” coming out story about a romance-obsessed teenager who realises that she is aromantic and asexual, Loveless (HarperCollins Children’s... Read more
The Bookseller’s YA Book Prize has revealed its shortlist for 2021, which includes books by former winner Patrice Lawrence and two début authors, while Malorie... Read more
Début author Holly Jackson is up against heavyweight names, including Malorie Blackman and Frances Hardinge, on the shortlist for the YA Book Prize 2020.... Read more
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