We asked for stories, poems, spoken word pieces, comics, videos or other pieces of writing in Scots that were under 2000 words or five minutes. We were delighted by the brilliant entries and are proud to announce our winners below.
Elise Atkins, for short story Billy Barr ’n’ Jonny Jimison’s Day Oot!
Read the winning story
Liza Solas, for poem The Way Ah Speak.
Cian Kearney, Heather McDonald
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Young Scots Writer o the Year Awardis run in partnership with Hands Up for Trad, Scots Hoose, Education Scotland and Scottish Government.