New Writers Award Showcase

You are invited to hear some of the most exciting new writers in Scotland perform their work, live, this January as Scottish Book Trust celebrates the New Writers Awards.

These awards highlight of some of the most exciting and engaging new writing in Scotland. Each year, expert panellists choose 12 awardees from hundreds of entries. 2015’s judges included Kevin Williamson (Rebel Inc, Neu! Reekie!), William Sutcliffe (The Wall) and Christine De Luca (Edinburgh Makar). Find out more about this year's Awardees appearing by clicking on their names below. 

Book your tickets now to join host Peggy Hughes at The Jam House in Edinburgh on Thursday 28 January.

Doors open: 7pm

Showcase: 7.30pm – 9.00 pm

Price: £2

Book your ticket on the Jam House website.

 

The following writers received a New Writers Award in 2015 and will read their work at the 2016 New Writer Awards Showcase:

Rachelle Atalla

Fiction 

DP Colgan

Fiction

Basil W Davies

Fiction

Julie Martis

Fiction

Olga Wojtas

Fiction

Stephen Keeler

Poetry

Lindsay Macgregor

Poetry

Aiko Greig

Poetry

Michael Richardson

Children's and Young Adult

Claire Squires

Children's and Young Adult

   

 

Gaelic New Writers Awards 2015

Greg MacThòmais
Greg Thomson
Mòrag Anna NicNèill
Morag Ann MacNeil