Kelpies Prize 2019
23 January 2019
The Kelpies Prize 2019 is now open!
Are you a writer based in Scotland? Do you have a passion for
children's books and an imagination to match? Then the Kelpies
Prize is for you!
The organisers are looking for emerging writers who are
committed to developing their writing craft, their book promotion
skills and their profile as a children's author. The Kelpies Prize
is open to anyone who lives or works in Scotland and has stories to
The prize package is designed to help you grow and develop as a
children's writer, and consists of:
- A £1,000 cash prize
- One year of mentoring by an experienced editorial team
- A publishing contract with Floris Books
- A week-long writing retreat at Moniack
Mhor, plus £100 towards expenses
The closing date for entries is 5pm on
28 February 2019.
For full details including terms and conditions, see the How to Enter page on the prize website.