Neil Gunn Writing Competition 2018/19

The 15th Neil Gunn Writing Competition : 2018/19

Following its launch by Scottish Makar Jackie Kay on 14th September 2018, the 2018/19 competition closed at midnight on Friday 8th March 2019. Judging is now underway and the winners in all categories will be notified by the middle of May 2019.  The lead judge is the distinguished columnist and broadcaster Ruth Wishart.

The award ceremony will take place on Wednesday 12th June 2019 after which date links to all the winning entries and judges’ comments will be available here on this page.

The Neil Gunn Trust and High Life Highland would like to thank everyone who entered the 2018/19 competition.  Your support is much appreciated.

2017/18 Primary school section winners with judges Michel Faber and Janet Macinnes

Contact for queries

The competition administrator is Charlotte Macarthur, a trustee with the Neil Gunn Trust.

Email (preferred): [email protected]

Tel: 01479 841851

Address for postal queries: Charlotte Macarthur, Neil Gunn Writing Competition, c/o The Library Support Unit, 31a Harbour Road, Inverness IV1 1UA.

The Neil Gunn Writing Competition is run by the Neil Gunn Trust in partnership with High Life Highland Libraries. Further information on all aspects of the work of the Neil Gunn Trust can be found at

High Life Highland The Highland Council


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