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Scottish Arts Council Book Awards

United Kingdom

Scottish Arts Council

Government body for funding the arts in Scotland. Their well-organized site offers a mass of information about the arts in Scotland, including writers’ bursaries, fellowships and translation fellowships. There are also lists of literary awards and literary magazines. Their site at is well worth visiting.

, 12 Manor Place, Edinburgh EH3 7DD

Phone 0131 226 6051

Fax 0131 225 9833

Contact: Gavin Wallace, Literature Officer

A minimum of three awards is made annually in the spring. The current value of award is £1000 to each author but due to be increased from 2002. Preference is given to literary fiction but literary non-fiction is also considered. Authors should be Scottish or resident in Scotland, but books of Scottish interest by other authors are eligible for consideration. Applications from publishers only.


Last updated: 
21 May 2012 - 10:49pm

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