Saltire Literary Awards 2003

Presented at the National Library of Scotland on 28 November.

Shortlisted Titles 2003

Scottish Book of the Year
  • Not the End of the World by Kate Atkinson (Publishers: Doubleday)
  • Living Nowhere by John Burnside (Jonathan Cape)
  • The Big Bumper Book of Troy by W N Herbert (Bloodaxe)
  • Lady Magdalen by Robin Jenkins (Canongate)
  • The Colour of Black & White by Liz Lochhead (Polygon)
  • Cathures by Edwin Morgan (Carcanet)
  • Joseph Knight by James Robertson (Fourth Estate) [Winner]
  • The Whole Story & other stories by Ali Smith (Hamish Hamilton)
First Book of the Year
  • Ath-Aithne by Martainn Mac an t-Saoir (Clar) [Winner]
  • Clan McHine by Ian McDonough (Chapman)
  • The Fundamentals of New Caledonia by David Nicol (Luath Press)
  • Spit Against the Wind by Anna Smith (Review)
Research Book of the Year
  • The Greig - Duncan Folk Song Collection edited by Patrick Shuldham-Shaw, Emily B Lyle and Katherine Campbell (Mercat Press) [Winner]
  • Scots at School, An Anthology written and edited by David Northcroft (EUP)
  • The Jacobites and Russia 1715-1750 by Rebecca Wills (Tuckwell Press) [Commended]

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