Donated by Mairi Hedderwick, the Travel Writing Award will this year support one place on the Writing and Place Fiction and Non-Fiction Tutored Retreat at Moniack Mhor Creative Writing Centre (13th-18th May, 2019). The tutors for the course are Kapka Kassabova and Malachy Tallack, with guest Cat Flyn.
The award is open to unpublished or published writers living and working in Scotland who have, or would like to have, a travel piece in development.
Applicants should submit one document which includes:
- A covering letter that provides a summary of your work in progress, how you arrived at the concept or idea, what stage you are at with the work and how you feel this award would benefit you.
- Your full CV, highlighting any relevant literary achievements – such as publications – your background and other experience. Full contact details should also be provided.
- A sample of your work, no more than 2,000 words long.
Deadline: Tuesday, 12th February at 5pm.
For more details on the award, check out the Moniack Mhor website.