Wigtown Poetry Prize 2023 Winners

30 September 2023
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Congratulations to the winners of Wigtown Poetry Prize 2023

The winners of the poetry prize were unveiled yesterday at an awards ceremony hosted at Wigtown Book Festival by author and poet, Hugh McMillan. Read more about the prize giving event here.

Wigtown Poetry Prize

John Wheway, My Mother Unwraps My Gift of Frida Kahlo’s Me and My Parrots

Runner up

Rachel Rankin, Winter Solstice

Wigtown Scots Poetry Prize

Craig Aitchison, Juist

Runner up

Keeks Mc, Peer Breiths

Wigtown Gaelic Poetry Prize

Seonaidh Charity, Mapaichean

Runner up

Marcas Mac an Tuairneir, Ainneamhag Gheal

Alastair Reid Pamphlet Prize

Stephanie Green, Ortelius’ Sea Monsters

Fresh Voice Award

Robin Leiper, Sunshine Against Shadow

Runners up

Diane Schofield, One Moonless Night

Jane McBeth, That Day