Scotland’s international poetry prize
In association with The Scottish Poetry Library
Established in 2005, the Wigtown Poetry Competition offers a first prize of £2,000. Entry is open to writers from the UK and abroad writing in English, while there are also dedicated categories for Scots Language and Gaelic.
This year’s judges are W.N. Herbert (Main Prize), Anne Lorne Gillies (Gaelic) and John Manson (Scots). The competition event, which will include the announcement of the winners, readings of the victorious poems and contributions from the judges will take place during Wigtown Book Festival (26 September to 5 October 2014).