Wigtown Poetry Competition

The Stena Line Wigtown Book Festival presents the 2010 Wigtown Poetry Competition

The Wigtown Poetry Competition is the largest in Scotland with a first prize of £2,500, runner up prize of £750, eight additional prizes of £50 each and a Gaelic prize of £500. The winning poem and runner up will also be published in the Scotsman, or its sister paper Scotland on Sunday and will be invited to appear at the Stena Line Wigtown Book Festival 2010. The closing date of the competition is 5pm Friday 12th February 2010, and winners will be notified by Wednesday 5th April. The prize-giving will take place on Saturday 1st May.

There is more information about the Wigtown Poetry Competition online, including previous winners and judges for this year’s prize.

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