The Edwin Morgan Poetry Award

Closed March 2020, re-opening 2021. The 2020 Edwin Morgan Poetry Award is now accepting entries from young Scottish poets or poets living in Scotland. With a prize of £20,000, the Edwin Morgan Poetry Award is one of the largest in the UK.

To enter, poets must submit an unpublished collection of poetry. The runner-up will receive £2,500 and other shortlisted poets £1,000.

Poets should be no older than 30 years of age on the first day of January in the year of the Award, i.e. 1 January 2020 for the 2020 Award. Furthermore, those taking part must either have been born in Scotland, or continuously resident in Scotland for the last three years, or brought up in Scotland, or have a Scottish parent. For further details of how to apply, visit the Edwin Morgan Poetry Award website.