New Writers Awards Showcase

Hear some of Scotland’s most exciting new writers perform their work live at our New Writers Awards celebration.

Book your tickets now to join our host Gary McNair and some of Scotland's rising literary stars for the Scottish Book Trust New Writers Awards Showcase.

Finding and spotlighting some of the finest new writing talent emerging in the Scottish scene, the showcase will take place at Assembly Roxy(this will open in a new window) in Edinburgh on Thursday 30 January 2020.

The New Writers Awards celebrate of some of the most exciting and engaging new fiction, narrative non-fiction, children's and YA writing and poetry in Scotland. Each year, expert panellists choose 12 awardees from hundreds of entries and now you have the chance to hear the chosen writers read from their own work.

The 2019 awards judges included Leila Aboulela (Bird Summons), Bill Herbert (Omnesia) and Cathy Forde (Firestarter).

Doors open: 7pm

Showcase: 7.30pm – 9.30 pm

Price: £2

Book your ticket now