WRITER OF THE YEAR – WINNERS 2022

We are delighted to announce the winners of the 2022 Writer of the Year Competition. This year the entries were judged by Samuel Tongue, a poet, editor and workshop leader and we thank him for his thoughtful comments.

Click here to view the winning entries in the Winter 2022 edition of Scrivens:

POETRY

1ST PLACE

2ND PLACE

3RD PLACE

COMMENDED

COMMENDED

Olivia McMahon (Dunbar) – Play, Replay

Anne Jones (Musselburgh) – Contradiction

Mary Johnston (Bonnyrigg) – River Dee in Aberdeenshire

LesleyMay Miller (Dunbar) – Les Sans-Abri

Jeff Kemp (Musselburgh) – Requiem for a Gull

PROSE

1ST PLACE

2ND PLACE

3RD PLACE

COMMENDED

Margaret Evans (North Berwick) – The Meaning of Emptiness

Billy Graham (Haddington) – Sleep Dearie, Sleep

Brenda Thomson (Dunbar) – Helpin Oot (1930)

Julia Graves (Musselburgh) – Still Amazing and Still Fighting

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