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27 September 2020

Gaelic Literature Awards

Following ten years of the Donald Meek Award, established in 2010 with financial assistance from Creative Scotland and Bòrd na Gàidhlig, the Gaelic Literature Awards reflect the evolution of Gaelic publishing during that period. Launched in 2020, the Awards aim to reward excellence in Gaelic writing and publishing across a range of genres.

Prizes are awarded in six categories:

Best Fiction Book (Highland Society of London Prize)


Best Poetry Book (Derick Thomson Prize)


Best Non-fiction Book (Donald Meek Prize)


Best Book for Children/Young People


Best Unpublished Manuscript for Children/Young People


Best Unpublished Manuscript for Adults

For more, visit the Gaelic Books Council website.