Footprints in the Sand: the Hugh Miller Writing Competition II 2017-2018

The second Hugh Miller Writing Competition invites entries inspired by fossil discoveries made in Scotland over the last 30 years. The competition, which takes its name from Scotland’s celebrated self-taught geologist, Hugh Miller, is open to all ages and is free to enter. The competition is organised by the Scottish Geodiversity Forum, the Friends of Hugh Miller and many other partners.

This year, poetry and prose entries are invited that are inspired by fossil discoveries made in Scotland over the last 30 years. Open to all, there are two categories; young people aged under 16 and adults aged 16 and over.

Competition entries can be in any written format, fiction, non-fiction or poetry and should be directly inspired by fossil discoveries made in Scotland within the last 30 years. The competition closes at midnight on 15 April 2018.

Full rules and further details, including how to enter.

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