Awards and Residencies

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

Edwin Morgan Trust X Moniack Mhor Award

As part of the Edwin Morgan Trust’s commitment to support writers from under-represented* Scottish identities, The Second Life Awards provides ...

Highland Book Prize

Highland Book Prize 2023 Announced. Find out more at www.highlandbookprize.org.uk The Highland Book Prize, established in 2017, celebrates the finest ...

Phrases: New Poets in Translation – Ukraine and Scotland

Phrases invites applications from emerging poets, age 18-35, based in Scotland and Ukraine to explore cultural exchange and collaboration through ...

The Jessie Kesson Fellowship

Moniack Mhor Creative Writing Centre invites established writers to apply for the 2024 Jessie Kesson Fellowship. This award was established ...

The Emerging Writer Award

Established in 2015, the Emerging Writer Award (formerly the Bridge Award) is run by Moniack Mhor in partnership with The ...

British Council Sharjah Residency

Moniack Mhor are delighted to host an Emirati writer in 2023, supported by the British Council and in partnership with ...

International Writers’ Residency

A Collaborative Residency and Production Programme for Scottish and West African Writers Moniack Mhor, Scotland’s Creative Writing Centre, and LIPFest, ...

Future Reimagined Ukrainian Residency

The British Council Future Reimagined Residency provides opportunities for a Ukrainian arts professional, working in a leadership role in the ...

Writing for Young People Award

Moniack Mhor are delighted to announce a new award for 2023, the Writing for Young People Award. The recipient will ...

International Translator’s Residency

Our International Translator’s Residency takes places in March, and allows a creative writing translator living outside the UK to immerse themselves in Scottish ...

Katharine Stewart Award

Now Closed In recognition of the life and work of Katharine Stewart, who lived just a few miles from Moniack ...

Previous Awards and Fellowships

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

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