The Kelpies Prize for Writing and Illustration 2020

Shortlist Announced!

We are delighted to finally announce the shortlists for the Kelpies Prizes for Writing and Illustration 2020, almost a year later than anticipated due to Covid. The standard of entries this year was extremely high and our judges have thoroughly enjoyed perusing your submissions. You can have a look at the shortlisted entries by clicking the buttons below, or download the press release.


Award Ceremony

The winners will be announced at a virtual award ceremony on Thursday 13th May, which will be livestreamed on our YouTube channel. Keep an eye on our Twitter and Facebook for full details.You can also sign up to our mailing list to be the first to hear about Kelpies Prize news.

Kelpies Prizes 2022

As you may be aware, we made the difficult decision to cancel the 2021 Kelpies Prizes due to the ongoing limitations of the Covid-19 pandemic. Watch this space for information on the Kelpies Prizes 2022, coming this autumn!

Find out more about our previous Kelpies Prize winners