The 2022 McIlvanney Prize for the Scottish Crime Book of the Year and the Bloody Scotland Debut Crime Book of the Year were presented on September 15.
2022 MCILVANNEY PRIZE
The McIlvanney Prize recognizes excellence in Scottish crime writing, and includes a prize of £1,000 and nationwide promotion in Waterstones. The 2022 winner is:
- May God Forgive by Alan Parks (Canongate)
BLOODY SCOTLAND SCOTTISH CRIME DEBUT OF THE YEAR
The 2022 Bloody Scotland Scottish Crime Debut of the Year goes to a writer born in Scotland or living there, and setting their books there. The winner is awarded a cheque of £500 and a trophy sponsored by The Glencairn Glass.
The winner is:
- Tariq Ashkanani, Welcome to Cooper (Thomas & Mercer, Amazon)