BLOODY SCOTLAND REVEALS FIVE FINALISTS FOR THE McILVANNEY PRIZE 2021 @BloodyScotland @Brownlee_Donald

BLOODY SCOTLAND INTERNATIONAL CRIME WRITING FESTIVAL REVEALS FIVE FINALISTS FOR THE McILVANNEY PRIZE 2021 sponsored by The Glencairn Glass with match funding from Culture & Business Fund Scotland  Five years ago the Scottish Crime Book of the Year Award was renamed the McIlvanney Prize in memory of William McIlvanney. This year his final book, TheContinue reading “BLOODY SCOTLAND REVEALS FIVE FINALISTS FOR THE McILVANNEY PRIZE 2021 @BloodyScotland @Brownlee_Donald”

BLOODY SCOTLAND INTERNATIONAL CRIME WRITING FESTIVAL REVEALS FOUR FINALISTS FOR THE McILVANNEY PRIZE 2020

The annual McIlvanney judges lunch was a virtual Bank Holiday breakfast this year with Karen Robinson in London, Stuart Cosgrove in Glasgow and James Crawford in Edinburgh. All were impressed by the variety and diversity of the finalists, with titles of dark humour, historical research, ambitious and innovative writing which demonstrate the sheer range ofContinue reading “BLOODY SCOTLAND INTERNATIONAL CRIME WRITING FESTIVAL REVEALS FOUR FINALISTS FOR THE McILVANNEY PRIZE 2020”

Bloody Scotland Reveals Final Four on Shortlist for McIlvanney Scottish Crime Book of the Year Prize 2019 @BloodyScotland @Brownlee_Donald

Bloody Scotland International Crime Writing Festival 20-22 September 2019 A panel of judges including Alison Flood, James Crawford and Stuart Cosgrove today revealed the finalists for The McIlvanney Prize 2019. They are the multi-talented Doug Johnstone who has a PhD in nuclear physics and moonlights as the manager and drummer for the Fun Lovin’ CrimeContinue reading “Bloody Scotland Reveals Final Four on Shortlist for McIlvanney Scottish Crime Book of the Year Prize 2019 @BloodyScotland @Brownlee_Donald”

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