The Girl and the Stars Art Contest

This post is to announce a fan art contest with entries featuring characters from any Mark Lawrence novels. The best three entries will receive an Advance Reading Copy of  The Girl and the Stars, the highly anticipated first book of The Book of the Ice trilogy.



To enter the competition create an original piece of two-dimensional art (Painting, Drawing, Photography, Digital Art, etc) and email it to us by clicking HERE.

We are looking to receive entries featuring original elements conceived and created by you, the artist. Please make sure that your entry doesn’t violate any copyright laws and doesn’t include any copyrighted material, trademarks or logos owned by another party. Your entry mustn’t be a copy of a photo/artwork that you do not own or have permission to use.

This is an international competition, open to everyone.

You can submit as many entries as you like.


The contest closes on Friday, 27th December 2019 and will be judged by

Mark Lawrence, Pen Astridge and Agnes Meszaros


Due to individual setups the Mailto link might not work properly in some cases.

If that happens for you just drop me a message through the contact form and I’ll get back to you.

Best of luck, everyone! – Agnes

Huge thank you to Pen Astridge for creating the above image and banner for this competition announcement.

Also special thanks to Harper Voyager UK for sponsoring the competition with the books.


Pre-order links for The Girl and the Stars on Amazon US and UK

US cover reveal interviews and more information on the book:

About ‘The Girl and the Stars’ by Mark Lawrence (no spoilers)

The Girl and the Stars US Cover Reveal



1. “The Girl and the Stars” by Laura Jaycie


2. Pixel Yaz by Derek


3. “Mistress Shade” by Peter Blease


4. “We Share A Bond” by Mayticks


5. “Nona and Keot” by Becca Horner


6. “The Escape” by @braincells


7. “Gazing” by Sarah White


8. “Nona and the shipheart” by Helen Dart


9. “Ad Astra Per Aspera” by Aurél Gesztelyi


10. “Tarkax the Ice Spear” by Emmett Hanold


11. “Red Kent” by Emmett Hanold


11. “Chasing a star” by Jesse Taylor


12. “Snorri and Jalan approach the Hel-Tree” by Will Oleksy


13. Ruli and Jula by Mathilda Spabo


14. Abbess Glass and Nona by Mathilda Spabo


15. Glass and Malkin by Mathilda Spabo


16. Abbess Glass at the Trial by Mathilda Spabo


17. Nona and Kettle by Mathilda Spabo


18. “Ara x Nona” by Mathilda Spabo


19. “Sisters of the Cage” by Mathilda Spabo


20. Sister Pan by Mathilda Spabo


21. Sister Apple and Kettle by Mathilda Spabo


22. “Ancrath Brothers” by Aurélia Quéré


23. “Works of Art” by Raksha


24. “That’s a Beauty” (a scene from Gunlaw) by Thomas Goldbach


25. “The Hole” by Christy Wood


26. Gog by Andrew Krey

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