The Glencairn Glass invites writers to compose Scottish themed crime stories for its second short story competition.
Last year the world’s
favourite whisky glass – The Glencairn Glass – launched its first ever crime
short story competition attracting entries from talented crime writers across
the globe. The competition is being launched again this year, in partnership
competition opens for entries on 18th October and runs until 31st December.
Both experienced and novice crime writers are invited to submit their
stories, in no more than 2000 words, around the theme: “A crime story set in
Last year’s inaugural
competition was won by Brid Cummings, a fiction writer and occupational
therapist, based in South Australia. Her winning story - Halmeoni’s Wisdom –
was a dark tale of human trafficking, illegal trade and a desire for
All short story
entries must be submitted at