News Archive: March 2016

The 2016 Shortlist is announced!

23rd March, 2016

  The shortlist for the 2016 Walter Scott Prize for Historical Fiction has been announced!  The six books are: SWEET CARESS by William Boyd (Bloomsbury) A PLACE CALLED WINTER by Patrick Gale (Tinder Press) MRS ENGELS by Gavin McCrea (Scribe UK) END GAMES IN BORDEAUX by Allan Massie (Quartet) TIGHTROPE by Simon Mawer (Little,Brown) SALT… Read More »

New judges join panel for 2016 prize

9th March, 2016

We’re delighted to announce that two new judges have joined the panel for the 2016 Walter Scott Prize.  Poet and writer Jackie Kay and broadcaster James Naughtie join Alistair Moffat, Elizabeth Buccleuch, Elizabeth Laird and Kirsty Wark on the esteemed panel to choose this year’s shortlist and winner. Our two new judges are no strangers… Read More »