About the Prize

The Highland Book Prize, established in 2017, celebrates the finest published work that recognises the rich landscape and cultural heritage of the Highlands. This annual prize is open to work in fiction, non-fiction and poetry.

Presented by the Highland Society of London and facilitated by Moniack Mhor Writers’ Centre, this literary prize aims to bring recognition to books created in or about the Highlands. The winner will be announced at the Ullapool Book Festival  May 11 – 13, 2018 and receive prize money of £1000 and a writing retreat at Moniack Mhor.

Long List announced.

We are delighted to be able to reveal the books on the Long List for the 2017 Highland Book Prize. They are: