Wigtown Poetry Prize

Wigtown Parish Church
In person & Online event
Sat 2 Oct
18:00 UK
£0.00 to £5.00

In this event, the chairperson or one or more of the speakers will be joining remotely. 

In association with The Gaelic Books Council, Moniack Mhor, Scottish Poetry Library, Saltire Society and StAnza.

Wigtown Poetry Prize celebrates wonderful writing from across the globe. Hear from our Prize supporters and judges as they announce the winners of this year’s five categories. William Letford presents the awards for both the Wigtown Prize and the Alastair Reid Pamphlet Prize, Robert Alan Jamieson announces the Wigtown Scots Prize winner and Sandy NicDhòmhnaill Jones reveals her Wigtown Scottish Gaelic Prize choices. The winner of the Dumfries and Galloway Fresh Voice Award will also be announced.

Supported by The Gaelic Books Council and the Saltire Society

Wigtown Book Festival Events

This year's programme is a combination of physical and digital events. Please ensure you book correctly. Digital events will stream through the homepage of wigtownbookfestival.com with young adult events streaming through the YA page.

Unless otherwise stated, events will last between 45 minutes - 1 hour.

Full Terms and Conditions for attending this year's Festival in person can be found on our website.

Asking questions
On live-streamed events, questions can be put into the live chat box on YouTube or by clicking the 'ask a question' box below the stream on the homepage of the website and they will be forwarded to the speakers.

Buy the books
Browse our online bookshop, which will stock all our speakers’ latest titles.

If you have any queries about any of the Wigtown Festival Company events, please don’t hesitate to get in touch by emailing mail@wigtownbookfestival.com.