2023 Prize Details

You can read the full 2023 rules here


The prizes for Wigtown Poetry Prize 2023 are as follows: 


Wigtown Prize - £1500

Runner Up - £200 


Wigtown Scots Prize - £500

Runner Up - £200


Wigtown Scottish Gaelic Prize - £500

Runner Up - £200


Dumfries and Galloway Fresh Voice Award - Professional support including mentoring by The Wigtown Festival Company and a retreat at Moniack Mhor Creative Writing Centre. 


Alastair Reid Pamphlet Prize - Production of a pamphlet by Gerry Cambridge.


Invitation to read at StAnza 2024 - A winner from one or more catergories will be selected to read at StAnza, Scotland's international poetry festival.