Please look out in the next edition of Hugh's News (No 49. September 2021) for the first of a regular secton featuring new writing and other art forms celebrating the natural world. It's banner heading is STRATA, sub-titled In Hugh's Vein.

The Hugh Miller Wrting Competition (HMWC) closed after three rounds a year ago. It is to be succeeded by a new national cometition to be launched in 2022 (see Hugh's News No 48, May 2021), whose name and aim for a broader appeal is expected to be announced later this year.

An anthology of the winning entries in the first two Miller competitions, entitled Conversations in Stone, is reviewed by author James Robertson in our Cabinet of Curiosites page, and can be obtained through the Edinburgh Geological Society : Geological Excursion Guides - Edinburgh Geological Society (edinburghgeolsoc.org)

The prize-winners in the 2019/20 competition can be enjoyed on the website scottishgeology.com, and in our magazine Hugh's News (Issues No 43, May 2020,  and 44, July 2020) in the MAGAZINE section.



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