02 July 2012
Eleven unpublished writers will receive mentoring and financial support ...
Eleven unpublished writers will receive mentoring and financial support
Writers interested in applying for the awards must be Scotland-based, have a stong commitment to a writing career, and must not have published a novel or short story or poetry collection.
This year's awards are divided into four categories: fiction, Scots, poetry and children's. Winners get £2,000 and a support package that includes mentoring, a week-long writing retreat and opportunities to meet industry professionals.
The awards are run in conjunction with Creative Scotland and Scottish Poetry Library.
The deadline for applications is 10 September.