Everybody’s Talking About Jamie will compete with Miss Littlewood and Pieces of String for the first ever musical theatre book writing prize at the 2019 Writers’ Guild of Great Britain Awards.
Other awards will be presented to best long-form TV drama, best TV situation comedy and best radio drama.
The awards will be presented on January 14, at the Royal College of Physicians in London.
WGGB president Olivia Hetreed said: “It feels wonderfully appropriate to kick off the Writers’ Guild’s 60th year with a celebration of today’s great writers and great writing. Our nomination list displays the originality, inventiveness and dedication of British writers, their willingness to tackle big issues and explore unusual viewpoints while offering great entertainment.”