Saltire Awards

The Saltire Society literary awards for Scottish Book of the Year and Scottish Best First Book of the Year (by an author who has not previously published a book) are awarded to "any book by an author or authors of Scottish descent or living in Scotland, or for any book which deals with the work or life of a Scot or with a Scottish question, event or situation"

Past Winners (incomplete)

cottish Book of the Year

* 1982 - "Lanark" by Alasdair Gray [ [http://www.scottisharts.org.uk/1/artsinscotland/literature/projects/archive/saltiresocietyawards.aspx Scottish Arts Council - Archive - Saltire Society Awards ] ]
* 1984 - "Intimate Voices" by Tom Leonard [ [http://www.arts.gla.ac.uk/SESLL/EngLit/grad/morgan.htm Edwin Morgan Centre for Creative Writing ] ]
* 1986 - "A Question of Loyalties" by Allan Massie [ [http://www.eswsc.com/Presidents/President1989.htm The Edinburgh Sir Walter Scott Club - Allan Massie, BA, FRSL ] ]
* 1987 - "The Stories of Muriel Spark" by Muriel Spark [http://translate.google.com/translate?hl=en&sl=de&u=http://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Muriel_Spark&sa=X&oi=translate&resnum=9&ct=result&prev=/search%3Fq%3Dkensington%2Bspark%2Bmuriel%2Bsaltire%26hl%3Den%26sa%3DG]
* 1994 - "Burns" by James A. Mackay [ [http://www.rabbie-burns.com/the_poems/index.cfm.html Robert Burns Tribute - Burns Supper, Haggis, Poems and more ] ]
* 1995 - "So I am Glad" by A. L. Kennedy [http://www.biography.com/search/article.do?id=9362848 Biography Article Not Found ] ]
* 1996 - "The Kiln" by William McIlvanney
* 1997 - "Grace Notes" by Bernard MacLaverty
* 1998 - "The Sopranos" by Alan Warner
* 1999 - "Pursuits" by George Bruce
* 2000 - "The Lantern Bearers" by Ronald Frame
* 2001 - "Medea" by Liz Lochhead
* 2002 - "Clara" by Janice Galloway (based on the life of Clara Schumann)
* 2003 - "Joseph Knight" by James Robertson
* 2004 - "In Another Light" by Andrew Greig
* 2005 - "Case Histories" by Kate Atkinson
* 2006 - "A Lie About My Father" by John Burnside
* 2007 - "Day" by A. L. Kennedy

cottish Best First Book of the Year

* 1991 - "Night Geometry And The Garscadden Trains" by A. L. Kennedy
* 1992 - "Adoption Papers" by Jackie Kay [ [http://www.arts.gla.ac.uk/ScotLit/ASLS/SWE/NewScottishWriting.html New Scottish Writing ] ]
* 1995 - "Free Love and other stories" by Ali Smith
* 1996 - "Slattern" by Kate Clanchy
* 1997 - "A Painted Field" by Robin Robertson
* 1998 - "The Pied Piper’s Poison" by Christopher Wallace and "Two Clocks Ticking" by Dennis O'Donnell
* 1999 - "Some Rain Must Fall" by Michael Faber
* 2000 - "The Rising Sun" by Douglas Galbraith
* 2001 - "In the Blue House" by Meaghan Delahunt
* 2002 - "Burns the Radical" by Liam McIlvanney and "The Cutting Room" by Louise Welsh
* 2003 - "Ath - Aithne" by Martainn Mac an t-Saoir
* 2004 - "Stargazing" by Peter Hill
* 2005 - "Amande's Bed" by John Aberdein
* 2006 - "George Mackay Brown The Life" by Maggie Fergusson
* 2007 - "Fresh - A novel" by Mark McNay

External links

* [http://www.saltiresociety.org.uk/literary.htm Saltire Society Literary Awards]

References


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