Penguin is publishing a new anthology, The Penguin Book of the Contemporary British Short Story, "a literary treasure trove" of "30 great short stories published in the... Read more
A trio of bookshops feature in this week's pictures round-up, as well as the Northern YA Literature Festival, Irvine Welsh and Sarah Govett.
Irvine Welsh says the latest instalment in the iconic Trainspotting series, Dead Men’s Trousers, will be the final one.
Author Irvine Welsh is backing a new campaign against library cuts in Scotland.
Irvine Welsh, James Kelman and Jenni Fagan have made the 2016 Saltire Society Literary Awards shortlist announced at a special event in Edinburgh, alongside emerging talents... Read more
Irvine Welsh, the author of Trainspotting, is adapting his novel Crime for television, according to the Guardian.
The launches of Cityread 2016, Cassava Republic Press, London Book & Screen Week and the Saltire Society's 80th anniversary plans are featured in our Pictures... Read more
Michel Faber has won the 2015 Saltire Book of the Year award for The Book of Strange New Things (Canongate).
Authors gave a passionate defence of libraries and teachers at an event held last night (23rd April) to mark World Book Night. Writers including David... Read more
Trainspotting author Irvine Welsh is taking part in World Book Night tomorrow (23rd April), joining writers such as Lynda La Plante and David Almond at... Read more