James Tait Black drama prize announces 2018 shortlist
Playwrights Alice Birch, Tanika Gupta, Gary McNair and Linda McLean have been nominated for the James Tait Black Prize for Drama.
The £10,000 playwriting prize was introduced in 2012 as a drama branch of historic literary awards the James Tait Black Prizes. It is run by the University of Edinburgh.
The winner will be announced at a ceremony held on August 20, during the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. It is judged by a panel that includes students and academics from the University of Edinburgh, representatives from the Traverse, the Playwright’s Studio Scotland, the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland and the Schaubuhne in Berlin.