Scottish New Writer's Award / Callan Gordon Award

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)


This award has been set up to celebrate the life of Callan Gordon, a young Scottish writer. Callan's family have generously supported this opportunity for young writers between the ages of 18 and 35.
Running every two years, the Callan Gordon Award offers an additional writer a spot as part of our New Writer Awards.

Entries are invited in English, Scots and a combination of both. One award is given every two years, for writers of short stories or poetry.
Degree of recognitionNational
Granting OrganisationsScottish Book Trust


  • poetry
  • writing
  • creative writing
  • scotland