Imprint Writing Competition 2018

Date Occurs 02/07/2018 - 31/08/2018
Age range
Admission FREE

July sees the return of the prestigious Imprint Writing Competition, launched to help encourage and support emerging Ayrshire writers. Imprint Patron, Zoe Strachan, along with colleagues at the prestigious University of Glasgow’s Edwin Morgan School of Creative Writing will be judging the award.

There are two categories – one for prose and one for poetry.

Theme: Open

Word Limit: 1500 words for prose, poetry unlimited.

Entry forms: available from East Ayrshire libraries and at:

Winners will be announced at the Imprint Writing Awards at the Dick Institute during Book Week Scotland in November.

Closing date 31 August 2018

Application form can be found here

Venue Information

  • The Dick Institute
  • Elmbank Ave
  • Kilmarnock
  • East Ayrshire
  • KA1 3BU
  • Tel: 01563 554300
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