The Bloody Scotland 2018 McIlvanney Prize judges have been revealed.
Returning is Susan Calman, comedian and self-confessed crime fiction fan, just back from her success in Strictly Come Dancing who first appeared on the judging panel last year; Alison Flood, the Guardian’s books reporter and Craig Sisterson, a journalist and book reviewer from New Zealand ‘with a particular penchant for a well-told crime tale’ who has been promoted to Chair.
Calling crime authors! Last call for entries!
As the finishing touches are being made on the 2018 programme, a final call is out for entries to the 2018 McIlvanney Prize.
Eligible books must have been first published in the UK between 1 August 2017 and 31 July 2018 and written by a writer who is born in Scotland or domiciled in Scotland or set in Scotland. Books previously published in other countries will not be eligible. Novels, collections of short stories and non-fiction crime titles are eligible for submission.
Entries (PDFs of the book sent by email to Director, Bob McDevitt firstname.lastname@example.org with McIlvanney Prize Entry 2018 plus the book title in the header) should be submitted by 5pm on Friday 27 April 2018
Bloody Scotland returns 21 – 23 September 2018. Programme details announced 5th June 2018