The Saltire Society Literature Awards are widely regarded as Scotland’s most prestigious book awards, representing a long-standing commitment from the Saltire Society to celebrate and support literary achievement and are run entirely on the basis of the voluntary commitment of a panel of expert judges.
Submissions across the award categories are now being accepted for literature published between 1 September 2017 to 31 August 2018.
The closing date for entries is Monday 6 August 2018.
The awards see the winner of each book category receive a cash prize of £2,000 and go on to be considered for the top prize of £6,000. The six literary categories are:
- Non-Fiction Book of the Year
- Fiction Book of the Year
- First Book of the Year
- Research Book of the Year
- History Book of the Year
- Poetry Book of the Year
This year also sees a call for individuals who have a passion for literature and experience in the literary community to form part of the Award panel for the First Book, Non-Fiction and Fiction Book Awards. Apply here: www.saltiresociety.org.uk
For information on how to enter the Awards, see the Saltire Society website.
For further information please contact the Saltire Society on 0131 556 1836 or [email protected]