The John Byrne Award host their annual awards ceremony each year in February. This fabulous evening welcomes all entrants and supporters of the award and offers the community an opportunity to celebrate the work, values and ideas shared throughout the year.

600 people came together on Sat the 16th of February 2019 in Central Hall, Edinburgh, to see the top 30 entries exhibited and hear John Byrne announce the 2018-2019 winner.

Sarah Orr was named Winner of The John Byrne Award 2018-2019, for her short story, ‘Kick In The Teeth‘.