Scottish Mortgage Investment Trust Book Awards

Given by Creative Scotland

Other Names: Scottish Arts Council Book of the Year, Scottish Arts Council Book Award
109 Works / 110 Items 252,768 Books 3,089 Reviews 4.2
- Scottish Arts Council’s Scottish Mortgage Investment Trust Book Awards – is Scotland’s richest book awards, and the fourth largest in the UK. The Awards, started in 1970s and have gone show more from strength to strength, reflecting the growing prominence and prestige of Scottish literature. Winners of four categories of fiction, literary non-fiction, poetry and first book each receive an award of £5,000, and the opportunity to go forward and have their book considered for the title of Sundial Scottish Arts Council Book of the Year 2008, an accolade which will net the author a total prize of £30,000. show less
Stages:
All, Winner (26), Shortlist (34), No Stage (50)
Categories:
All, Fiction (23), First Book (4), First-Book (2), Non-Fiction (7), Non-fiction (5), Poetry (5), No Category (64)
Years:
All, 2013 (1), 2012 (1), 2011 (15), 2010 (8), 2009 (13), 2008 (6), 2007 (8), 2006 (3), 2005 (1), 2004 (1), 2003 (1), 2002 (2), 2001 (3), 1999 (6), 1998 (2), 1997 (2), 1996 (2), 1995 (3), 1994 (4), 1993 (5), 1992 (3), 1991 (2), 1990 (3), 1989 (1), 1988 (3), 1986 (1), 1985 (1), 1984 (1), 1982 (2), 1981 (1), 1979 (1), 1975 (2), 1970 (1), 1968 (1)

Winner 26

Shortlist 34

WorkCategoryYear
Da Happie Laand by Robert Alan JamiesonFiction2011
The Summer of the Bear by Bella PollenFiction2011
And the Land Lay Still by James RobertsonFiction2011
I Love You, Goodbye by Cynthia RogersonFiction2011
The Stars in the Bright Sky by Alan WarnerFiction2011
The History of Orkney Literature by Simon HallFirst-Book2011
Map Of A Nation: A Biography Of The Ordnance Survey by Rachel HewittFirst-Book2011
At the Loch of the Green Corrie by Andrew GreigNon-Fiction2011
Scott-land: The Man Who Invented a Nation by Stuart KellyNon-Fiction2011
Between the Sheets: Nine 20th Century Women Writers and Their Famous Literary Partnerships by Lesley McDowellNon-Fiction2011
Beyond the Last Dragon: A life of Edwin Morgan by James McGonigalNon-Fiction2011
The Hunt in the Forest by John Burnside2010
The Bard: Robert Burns, A Biography by Robert Crawford2010
Nine Lives: In Search of the Sacred in Modern India by William Dalrymple2010
What Becomes by A. L. Kennedy2010
When Will There Be Good News? by Kate AtkinsonFiction2009
The Gate of Air: A Ghost Story by James BuchanFiction2009
The Luminous Life of Lilly Aphrodite by Beatrice ColinFiction2009
Sputnik Caledonia by Andrew CrumeyFiction2009
The Red Book by Meaghan DelahuntFiction2009
The Same Earth by Kei MillerFiction2009
Antigona and Me by Kate ClanchyNon-Fiction2009
Alasdair Gray: A Secretary's Biography by Rodge GlassNon-Fiction2009
A Book of Silence by Sara MaitlandNon-Fiction2009
The Devil's Footprints by John BurnsideFiction2008
Old Men in Love by Alasdair GrayFiction2008
Day by A. L. KennedyFiction2008
One Good Turn by Kate AtkinsonFiction2007
Wish I Was Here by Jackie KayFiction2007
Matters of Life and Death by Bernard MacLavertyFiction2007
The Testament of Gideon Mack by James RobertsonFiction2007
Findings by Kathleen Jamie2006
The Accidental by Ali Smith2006
Clara by Janice Galloway2002

No Stage 50

WorkYear
Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire by J. K. Rowling2001
Hotel World by Ali Smith2001
The Cloud Machinery by Christopher Whyte2001
Samarkand by Kate Clanchy1999
Spirit Machines (Cape Poetry) by Robert Crawford1999
Scar Culture by Toni Davidson1999
Everything You Need by A. L. Kennedy1999
The Eyes (Faber Poetry) by Don Paterson1999
Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets by J. K. Rowling1999
The Laurelude by W. N. Herbert1998
The Warlock of Strathearn by Christopher Whyte1998
From the Holy Mountain: A Journey in the Shadow of Byzantium by William Dalrymple1997
God's Gift to Women by Don Paterson1997
Slattern by Kate Clanchy1996
Cabaret McGonagall by W. N. Herbert1996
Pig by Andrew Cowan1995
So I Am Glad by A. L. Kennedy1995
Free Love and Other Stories by Ali Smith1995
Forked Tongue by W. N. Herbert1994
Now That You're Back by A. L. Kennedy1994
Dunedin by Shena Mackay1994
Trainspotting by Irvine Welsh1994
Identifying Poets: Self and Territory in Twentieth-Century Poetry by Robert Crawford1993
Mean Time by Carol Ann Duffy1993
Looking for the Possible Dance by A. L. Kennedy1993
Nil Nil by Don Paterson1993
Red Tides by Dilys Rose1993
Luncheon of the Boating Party by Stewart Conn1992
Adoption Papers by Jackie Kay1992
In between Talking about the Football by Gordon Legge1992
Common Knowledge by John Burnside1991
Night Geometry and the Garscadden Trains by A. L. Kennedy1991
In Xanadu: A Quest by William Dalrymple1990
The Other Country by Carol Ann Duffy1990
The Trick is to Keep Breathing by Janice Galloway1990
A Little Stranger by Candia McWilliam1989
The Hoop by John Burnside1988
The Way We Live by Kathleen Jamie1988
A Case Of Knives by Candia McWilliam1988
Standing Female Nude by Carol Ann Duffy1986
Ragtime in Unfamiliar Bars by Ron Butlin1985
Tilting Room by Ron Butlin1984
Black Spiders by Kathleen Jamie1982
The Death of Men by Allan Massie1982
Lanark by Alasdair Gray1981
Under the Ice by Stewart Conn1979
Love or Nothing by Douglas Dunn1975
Docherty by William McIlvanney1975
Terry Street by Douglas Dunn1970
A Gift from Nessus by William McIlvanney1968

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