About The Prize
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 winner of the Highland Book Prize 2019 will be announced at the Ullapool Book Festival May 8 – 10, 2020 and receive prize money of £1000 and a writing retreat at Moniack Mhor.
The William Grant Foundation provides funding to encourage public engagement with the Highland Book Prize.
We are delighted to reveal the books on the Long List for the Highland Book Prize 2019. Please click the following link to reveal the list:
Longlist announced – mid-November, 2019
Shortlist announced – Wednesday February 12th, 2020
Winner announced on Saturday 9th May 2020 at the Ullapool Book Festival.
Above dates may be subject to alteration.