Authors taking part include Val McDermid, Andrew Taylor, Natasha Cooper, Henry Sutton, Sharon Bolton, and Ann Cleeves
The UK's biggest creative writing event
Formerly the Scottish Crime Book of the Year; worth £1,000 to the winner
The former Waterstone's Children's Laureate will talk on 'The Age of the Beautiful Book'
With guests including Kit de Waal and Brian Blessed
Worth £50,000 to the winner. The judges are Baroness Young (chair), Lila Azam Zanganeh, Sarah Hall, Tom Phillips, and Colin Thubron
£30,000 to the winner; £10,000 to each of the runners-up
Judges: Claudia Hammond, Naomi Alderman, Richard Fortey (chair), Sam Gilbert, Shaminder Nahal