The Kitschies

The Kitschies are the prize for progressive, intelligent and entertaining novels that contain elements of the speculative or fantastic.

Founded in 2008, The Kitschies are a juried prize, awarded annually in a number of categories, including novel, debut novel and cover art. Winners receive a total of £2,500 in prize money and one of the iconic Tentacle trophies. 

The most recent finalists and winners can be found here.

The Kitschies are sponsored and supported by:

For the list of all historical finalists and winners, please see here.

For information about submissions, please see our dedicated submissions page.

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For any questions, including media and partnership enquiries, please email: leila at the kitschies dot com.