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2015 drama prize: winner announced
2015 book prizes: winners announced
The book prizes are awarded annually for the best work of fiction and the best biography published in the previous year.
The drama prize is awarded annually for the best original new play written in English, Scots or Gaelic and performed by a professional company in the previous year.
How to submit entries for the prizes.
Book prize submissions
Drama prize submissions
Ceremonies take place annually in August.
Highlights from our news reports and previous award ceremonies.
A free online course about The James Tait Black Prizes will launch in spring 2017.