01 July 2023
Selected writers will each recieve £2,000, a week-long writing retreat and tailored development opportunities
Selected writers will each Receive £2,000, a week-long writing retreat and tailored development opportunities
There are five categories in the Scottish Book Trust New Writers' Awards 2024:
• Fiction and narrative non-fiction
• Spoken word
• Children's and young adult fiction
All applicants need to provide a details of writing experience, a personal statement, a proposal and a writing sample
Applicants for the New Writers' Awards must be over 18, based in Scotland, and committed to developing a career in writing. They must not have published a novel, narrative non-fiction book or collection of stories or poems, and must not currently be in formal education. Entries may be in English, Scots, or a combination of both. There are also two awards for Gaelic writers.
The closing date to apply is 19 July.
For full details, see the website.