New Writers Awards Showcase 2018

Book your tickets now to hear some of Scotland’s most exciting new writers perform their work, live, at Scottish Book Trust’s New Writers Awards celebration.

Finding and spotlighting some of the finest new writing talent emerging in the Scottish scene, the 2017 awards judges included Amy Liptrot (The Outrun), Don Paterson (40 Sonnets) and Pamela Butchart (The Phantom Lollipop Man).

The expert panellists relished the hard task of selecting awardees from hundreds of entries and this is your chance to hear the Awardees they selected read from their own work! Find out more about each by clicking their names below.

Book your tickets now to join the 2018 Awardees and host Michael Pedersen at The Jam House in Edinburgh on Thursday 18 January 2018.

Doors open: 7pm

Showcase: 7.30pm – 9.30 pm

Price: £2

Book your tickets for our New Writers Awards Showcase 2018!

Find out more about the New Writer Awardees who'll be reading at the 2018 Showcase

Simon Brown

Laura Morgan

Sally Huband

Anna Stewart

Simon Brown

Fiction

Laura Morgan

Fiction

Sally Huband

Narrative Non-Fiction

Anna Stewart

Fiction

Elisabeth Ingram Wallace Lydia Harris Ciara MacLaverty Molly Vogel

Elisabeth Ingram Wallace 

Fiction

Lydia Harris

Poetry

Ciara MacLaverty

Poetry

Molly Vogel

Poetry

Molly Vogel Helen MacKenzie Portrait of Morag Law Marion Morrison

Christine Jean Laurenson

Children's and Young Adult

Helen MacKenzie

Children's and Young Adult

Morag Law

Gaelic Fiction

Marion Morrison

Gealic Poetry

     

Julie Rea

Next Chapter Award

     

 

 

Teaser image by James Clark Digital