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26 July 2021

The Highland Book Prize 2021

The Highland Book Prize, established in 2017, celebrates the finest published work that recognises the rich talent, landscape and cultural diversity of the Highlands.

This annual prize is open to work in fiction, non-fiction and poetry. The 2021 prize is now open for entries from UK publishers.

Books must be published by an established UK-based publisher and imprint between 1 January, 2021 and 31 December, 2021 for the 2021 prize.

To be eligible for submission to The Highland Book Prize, titles must comply with at least one of the following criteria:

  • Promote or concern itself with Highland culture, heritage or landscape
  • Have a significant amount of activity set in the Highlands
  • The author(s) must have been born/brought up in the Highlands
  • The author(s) must have lived in the Highlands for the last 6 years or more

For the purpose of the Highland Book Prize the "Highlands" are defined as the Local Authority areas Argyll & Bute, Highland, Orkney Islands, Shetland Islands, Western Isles and Moray.

Entries close at 10am on Monday 9 August 2021.

For more information and to enter, see the Highland Book Prize website