Awards and Fellowships

We run a number of Awards and Fellowships designed to support writers at all stages of their career.

The Jessie Kesson Fellowship

This annual award was established in 2009 by Moniack Mhor to honour Jessie Kesson’s inspirational life and work. A published ...
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The Emerging Writer Award

Established in 2015, the Emerging Writer Award (formerly the Bridge Award) is now in its third year, and is run by ...
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Writing for Children Award

Kindly donated by Mairi Hedderwick, this award provides the successful applicant with a fully-paid place on our 2018 writing for ...
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Travel Writing Award

You can find out more details about previous winners HERE. As we are not running a Travel Writing retreat this ...
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Writing Competitions

In addition to our own awards, we also support the writing competitions here by offering a place on a course ...
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A Guide to Submitting Your Work

Please read the following information carefully before submitting your work for any of our awards (e.g. The Bridge / Emerging ...
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The Highland Book Prize

The Highland Book Prize, established in 2017, celebrates the finest published work that recognises the rich landscape and cultural heritage ...
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Previous Awards and Fellowships

Information about awards and fellowships that have been run at Moniack Mhor in the past ...
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Katharine Stewart Award

In celebration of the life and work of Katharine Stewart, who lived just a few miles from Moniack Mhor in ...
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