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 Bursary

Kindly donated by Mairi Hedderwick, this bursary supports one place on the Writing for Children Course.  It is hoped that this opportunity ...
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Travel Writing Bursary

Kindly donated by Mairi Hedderwick, this bursary will support one place on the Travel Writing Course. The Travel Writing Award ...
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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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Katherine Stewart Bursary

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