Courses

"Interesting, varied, challenging exercises balanced with informative input from wonderfully supportive and encouraging tutors. It felt as if they really cared about our writing and us as writers. I came away creatively inspired and raring to go …"
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Access

"The Moniack Mhor staff got me everything I needed to have a productive and comfortable stay. As a disabled writer I couldn’t ask for more."
Read about Accessibility

Young Writers

"To have someone take my work seriously and help me try and improve was a real confidence boost"
See Opportunities for Young Writers

Bursaries

"I hesitated applying for a bursary, I wasn’t sure if it was meant for me but it was a simple process that I’d recommend to anyone who may need some financial help. You never know where a course may lead you."
Find out about our Bursary Scheme

Support for Writers

"The team at Moniack Mhor, with great care and thoughtfulness, have not only created a magical and functional space for the imagination, but also a refuge for genuine human connections.”
Find out about our residency and awards programme
Moniack Mhor is Scotland’s National Writing Centre. Based in the beautiful Scottish Highlands, we run courses in a range of genres tutored by some of the finest authors in the UK and beyond. With workshops and one to one tutorials, our courses provide an atmosphere to fully immerse yourself in your writing. The centre also offers writing retreats providing time and space, free from distractions, where you will find yourself part of a nurturing writing community. Other support offered by Moniack Mhor includes awards, bursaries, professional residencies to develop works in progress and a programme for young writers.

JESSIE KESSON FELLOWSHIP

JESSIE KESSON FELLOWSHIP
We are inviting established writers to apply for the 2022 Jessie Kesson Fellowship. This award was founded in 2009 by Moniack Mhor to honour Jessie Kesson’s inspirational life and work. The successful candidate will receive time and space to develop their work, as well as opportunities to expand their practice. This includes a stipend of £350 per week, plus accommodation.

MENTORING

MENTORING
Made to Measure Mentoring, Moniack Mhor’s new programme offers a bespoke approach to mentoring.  Put simply, it supports writers at every level of ability and at every stage of writing. 

HBP LONGLIST ANNOUNCED

HBP LONGLIST ANNOUNCED
The Highland Society of London and Moniack Mhor Writers’ Centre have announced the Longlist for the 2021 Highland Book Prize. Visit the Highland Book Prize website here to find out more.

JOB OPPORTUNITIES

JOB OPPORTUNITIES
As our residential courses are now back in full swing, we are delighted to be hiring for 3 new positions. If you would like to work with us - and enjoy a beautifully scenic commute to work! - you can find out more here.

ONLINE: GAELIC WORKSHOP

ONLINE: GAELIC WORKSHOP
Bidh an dà bhùth-obrach, le Ruairidh MacIlleathain, seo (gach tè uair a thìde) a’ toirt sùil air na sgeulachdan Gàidhlig a lorgar air an làraich-lìn Sgeulachdan nan Gaisgeach. Bidh leasaiche na làraich, an craoladair, ùghdar is sgeulaiche Ruairidh MacIlleathain, a’ mìneachadh a’ chorpais – sgeulachdan de na Fianna agus gaisgich eile à dualchas nan Gàidheal ann an Alba – agus mar a rinn e ath-sgrìobhadh orra airson an dèanamh nas freagarraiche airson Gàidheil an latha an-diugh.

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