The annual New Writers Awards programme is open for applications at the moment, and will close at noon on Wednesday 13 July. This year they have added categories for writing in Scots and another for Spoken Word:

https://www.scottishbooktrust.com/writing-and-authors/new-writers-awards

Writers over 40 are also be able to enter the Next Chapter Award which will open in mid-July:

https://www.scottishbooktrust.com/writing-and-authors/next-chapter-award

Best wishes,

Andrew Blair (he/him)

Writing Communities Administrator | 0131 524 0160 | andrew.blair@scottishbooktrust.com |

Scottish Book Trust

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