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
Books must be published by an established UK-based publisher and
imprint between 1 January, 2021 and 31 December, 2021 for the 2021
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
- Have a significant amount of activity set in the Highlands
- The author(s) must have been born/brought up in the
- 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
For more information and to enter, see the Highland Book Prize website.