It’s another first!

It’s time to recognise and reward our internationally renowned excellence in the genre of crime writing, so we’re thrilled to launch the inaugural Bloody Scotland Crime Book of the Year award.

We’re looking for the very best Scottish crime book, whether fiction, non-fiction or a short stories collection. Submissions will be judged by three industry experts headed by Sheena McDonald, the broadcaster and journalist.

There’s a £3,000 cash prize up for grabs, and the winner and shortlisted authors will be promoted in windows displays and in-store by our partner Waterstones across all of its Scottish stores.

So… calling authors, agents and publishers! If you want the chance to win the prestigious Bloody Scotland Crime Book of the Year 2012 award, click the link below to read full details and to download a submission form.

Rules and entry form