The Branford Boase Award 2023

The Branford Boase Award is a literary prize specifically for debut authors of Children’s and YA Fiction and their editors.

First awarded in 2000 the Branford Boase has been awarded to numerous authors who have gone on to publish various well received novels.

Find the most recent Longlist and Shortlist below as well as this year’s overall winner.

The 2023 Winner

The 2023 Shortlist

The 2023 Longlist