We are delighted to announce the winners of the 2013 Wigtown Poetry Competition.
With many thanks to our judges: Robin Robertson, Meg Bateman and Liz Niven and to all who entered.
Main Prize Winner: Malcolm Watson Scott Apprehends the Poet Leopardi at the Pole in 1912
Scots Prize Winner: Andrew McCallum Vietnamese Boat People in Carnwath 1979
Gaelic Prize Winner: Sandy NicDhòmhnaill Jones Gecko Mascarene
Main Prize Runner Up: Jen Campbell What the Bearded Lady Told
Main Prize Commended: Lynn Roberts The Rape of Persephone
Main Prize Commended: Em Strang Bird Woman
Main Prize Commended: Sheila Wild Canada Geese
Scots Prize Commended: Rab Wilson Here We Go, Here We Go, Here We Go ...
Scots Prize Commended: John Brewster Nivir gie up, fir Willie Reekie
Gaelic Prize Commended: Aoghas MacLeod Ruithidh mise
Gaelic Prize Commended: Christine Stone Gann de Ghaisgich
Gaelic Prize Commended: Eoghan Stewart Eild