The Wigtown Poetry Prize


May 29
# @ The Wigtown Poetry Prize

Scotland’s International Poetry Prize

Online entry only; over 16s

Prize-giving at Wigtown Book Festival, October 3

Wigtown Prize: £1500; Runner-up: £200

Wigtown Scots Prize: £500; Runner-up: £200

Supported by Saltire Society

Wigtown Scottish Gaelic Prize: £500; Runner-up: £200

Supported by The Gaelic Books Council

Those entering Wigtown Scottish Gaelic and Wigtown Scots categories can also submit

their poems to be considered for the Wigtown Prize free-of-charge.

Dumfries & Galloway Fresh Voice Award

Professional support including mentoring and a retreat at Moniack Mhor Creative Writing Centre

Alastair Reid Pamphlet Prize: 30 copies of pamphlet, set by Gerry Cambridge

Invitation to Read at StAnza 2021

A winner of one or more categories will be selected at the discretion of StAnza, Scotland’s International Poetry Festival and Wigtown Festival Company

Winners notified by September 11
Judges: Anne C Frater; George T Watt;Roseanne Watt
Fee: £6.50; 3/ £17 – subsequent entry: £5
or £12 for every additional block of 3, ie: 4/ £22 etc.

Length: 40 lines


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