Please note! We're now at the end of the 'Holyer Year' and there may be changes to this page after our review meeting in September 2018. Please come back in the middle of that month for up-to-date information.


Publications for any given calendar year are judged during the first half of the following year. The deadline for entry is February the following year (28th. February 2018). The whole cycle culminates with the Awards Presentation Evening in July. Submissions are welcome from October 1st.. of the year of publication.

Important dates for the 2017 Holyer an Gof year:

Readers' review and planning meeting 2017: Wednesday 20th September 2017

Closing date for Entries: Wednesday 28th February 2018

Readers' meeting for the distribution of books: Wednesday afternoon 14th. March 2018 at 1.30

Readers' meeting to evaluate entries: Wednesday afternoon 20th.June 2018 at 1.30

Awards Presentation Evening: Wednesday evening 11th. July 2018 at The Royal Cornwall Museum in Truro