The William Soutar Writing Prize

23rd November 2018 - 1st February 2019 AK Bell Library

The William Soutar Writing Prize is a highly regarded competition, which alternates between poetry and short stories. The competition goes from strength to strength, attracting writers from across the globe as well as many local Perth and Kinross entrants.

This year entrants can submit poems, in English or Scots, to compete for a first prize of a prestigious writing course. Previous winners have gone on to achieve further success with some having work published. All winning and shortlisted entries will be published in eBook format and available to borrow from the Libraries and information Services eBook catalogue.

Children – 9-11 years old – Competition Rules 9-11Entry Form Children

Children – 12-15 years old – Competition Rules 12-15Entry Form Children

Children – 9-11 years old ( Gaelic entries) – Competition Rules 9-11 GaelicEntry Form Gaelic

Children – 12-15 years old ( Gaelic entries) – Competition Rules 12-15 GaelicEntry Form Gaelic

Adult – Soutar Rules 2018 AdultEntry form Adult

The winners of the Soutar Writing Prize will be announced at a special event during ‘Soutar Festival of Words’ which will be taking place April 25th – 28th 2019

Please return your completed form and two copies of your submission to arrive no later than Friday 1st February 2019 to:
2018 Soutar Writing Prize for Young People
Jordan Irvine
AK Bell Library, York Place
Perth PH2 8EP

 Special thanks to Jimmie Cairncross Trust, Friends of William Soutar and The Fortviot Charitable Trust.

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