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Wigtown Poetry Prize

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

Submission for the Wigtown Poetry Prize 2022 are now closed. The shortlist will be announced later in the summer.


Full details on how to enter your poems can be found over on the Poetry Prize website



2022 Prize details


Wigtown Prize: £1500

Runner-up: £200
Judge: Vahni Capildeo


Wigtown Scots Prize: £500

Runner-up: £200
Judge: Brian Holton


Wigtown Scottish Gaelic Prize: £500

Runner-up: £200
Judge: Anne C Frater
  


Dumfries & Galloway Fresh Voice Award

Professional support including mentoring from Wigtown Festival Company and a retreat at Moniack Mhor Creative Writing Centre.
Judging Panel from Wigtown Festival Company Board of Trustees


Alastair Reid Pamphlet Prize

Production of a pamphlet set by Gerry Cambridge 
Judge: Vahni Capildeo


Invitation to Read at StAnza 2023

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

Deadline: 10 June 2022