New Writers Awards announced
1 February 2021
On 1 February 2021 Scottish Book Trust announced the 11
recipients of the New Writers Awards 2021, which provide a
selection of talented writers who have not yet published a
full-length book or collection with professional guidance to help
them move towards publication, as well as financial support. Funded
by Creative Scotland and run by Scottish Book Trust, the national
charity transforming lives through reading and writing, the awards
have supported over 100 creative individuals since 2009.
The 2021 award recipients are:
Nasim Rebecca Asl
Children's and Young Adult
Fiction and Narrative Non-Fiction
Each of the 11 recipients will receive a £2,000 cash award and
support tailored to their needs including mentoring from writers
and industry professionals, training opportunities, and the
platform to showcase their work to publishers and agents.
For more details, see the Scottish Book Trust press release of 1
February 2021 on the Scottish Book Trust website.