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TITLE
Neil Gunn
EXTERNAL ID
NEIL_GUNN_001
PERIOD
2000s
SOURCE
The Neil Gunn Memorial Trust
ASSET ID
19822
KEYWORDS
poems
literature
authors
competitions
Neil Gunn

The Neil Gunn Writing Competition is organised by library staff from The Highland Council Education, Culture & Sport Service with support from the Neil Gunn Memorial Trust. It was first established in 1988.

To celebrate Highland 2007, Scotland's year of Highland Culture, the theme was 'Highland Spaces'. Judges for the primary schools' section were Marilyn Ferguson, trustee of the Neil Gunn Memorial Trust, and Elizabeth Parker, Senior Librarian, Children and Families. Judges for the secondary schools' section were Colin Ferguson of the Neil Gunn Trust and Stephanie Hoyle, Senior Schools Librarian. Judges for the adult poetry section were west coast poet, Ian Blake, and Rhoda Michael, editor of 'Northwoods', a literary magazine produced in the Scottish Highlands. Judges for the adult prose section were Scottish writer Margaret Elphinstone and Ann Yule, convenor for the Neil Gunn Memorial Trust.

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Neil Gunn

2000s

poems; literature; authors; competitions

The Neil Gunn Memorial Trust

The Neil Gunn Writing Competition is organised by library staff from The Highland Council Education, Culture & Sport Service with support from the Neil Gunn Memorial Trust. It was first established in 1988.<br /> <br /> To celebrate Highland 2007, Scotland's year of Highland Culture, the theme was 'Highland Spaces'. Judges for the primary schools' section were Marilyn Ferguson, trustee of the Neil Gunn Memorial Trust, and Elizabeth Parker, Senior Librarian, Children and Families. Judges for the secondary schools' section were Colin Ferguson of the Neil Gunn Trust and Stephanie Hoyle, Senior Schools Librarian. Judges for the adult poetry section were west coast poet, Ian Blake, and Rhoda Michael, editor of 'Northwoods', a literary magazine produced in the Scottish Highlands. Judges for the adult prose section were Scottish writer Margaret Elphinstone and Ann Yule, convenor for the Neil Gunn Memorial Trust.