With a prize of £20,000, the Edwin Morgan Poetry Award is one
of the largest in the UK. The Edwin Morgan Trust was established in
2012 to fulfil the wishes of the Scottish poet laureate, Edwin
Morgan (1920-2010), particularly the foundation of a new award
for young Scottish poets.
A sum of £20,000 is awarded biennially for the best
unpublished collection of poems by a Scottish poet aged 30 or
under. The runner-up receives £2,500 and other shortlisted
Applications for the 2020 award are now closed. The next award
year is 2022, and the opening date will be advertised in due
For full details and to see all previous Edwin Morgan Poetry
Award winners, visit the Edwin Morgan Trust website.