Sunday Times Young Writer of the Year Award
The Sunday Times Young Writer of the Year award is a literary prize awarded to a British author under the age of 35 for a published work of fiction, non-fiction or poetry. It is administered by the Society of Authors and has been running since 1991.
In 1999, Paul Farley's The Boy from the Chemist is Here to See You "was so well received", according to the Encyclopedia of British Writers, that "it was named Sunday Times Young Writer of the Year Award".
- Ross Raisin, God's Own Country (2009)
- Adam Foulds, The Truth about these Strange Times (2008)
- Naomi Alderman, Disobedience (2007)
- Robert Macfarlane, Mountains of the Mind (2004)
- William Fiennes, The Snow Geese (2003)
- Zadie Smith, White Teeth (2001)
- Sarah Waters, Affinity (2000)
- Paul Farley, The Boy from the Chemist is Here to See You (1999) 
- Patrick French, Liberty or Death (1998)
- Francis Spufford, I May Be Some Time (1997)
- Katherine Pierpoint, Truffle Beds (1996)
- Andrew Cowan, Pig (1995)
- William Dalrymple, City of Djinns (1994)
- Simon Armitage, Xanadu and Kid (1993)
- Caryl Phillips, Cambridge (1992) 
- Helen Simpson, Four Bare Legs in a Bed (1991) 
- The Society of Authors: Grants and Prizes
- Getting a Life by Helen Simpson powells.com
- George Stade (2009). Encyclopedia of British Writers, 1800 to the Present, Volume 2. Infobase Publishing. p. 162.
- Katie Allen, "Fifth time lucky for Raisin", The Bookseller, 6 April 2009.
- Anna Richardson, "Fork-lift driver wins Sunday Times award", The Bookseller, 8 April 2008.
- Elizabeth Kowaleski-Wallace (2006). The British Slave Trade And Public Memory. Columbia University Press. p. 68.
- Andrew Maunder (2007). "Simpson, Helen". The Facts On File Companion to the British Short Story. Infobase Publishing. p. 387.
- Staff Writer."And the shortlist is..." The Sunday Times, 11 March 2007
- The Society of Authors: The Sunday Times Young Writer of the Year (past winners)