Tagged: Scotland

Prize-winning author Cathy MacPhail dies, aged 75

The prize-winning Scottish children’s author Cathy MacPhail has died at the age of 75 following a long illness.  Read more

Wigtown Book Festival in £25k appeal to secure future

Wigtown Book Festival has launched a £25,000 fundraising appeal to help secure its future following the financial challenges of Covid-19.  Read more

New Scottish library strategy aims to put them at heart of pandemic recovery

A new public library strategy for Scotland has been published, developed with the help of countries all over the world, including Denmark, Australia and the US, and seeking... Read more

Kathleen Jamie named Scottish Makar

Kathleen Jamie has been appointed as the National Poet for Scotland, known as the Scottish Makar, taking over from Jackie Kay. Read more

Bonnier Books UK buys Edinburgh indie Black & White Publishing

Bonnier Books UK has acquired independent Scottish publisher Black & White Publishing as part of its long-term strategy for growth.  ... Read more

Queues and bumper sales as Scottish bookshops reopen

Scottish booksellers say they are “thrilled” to be open again after months of lockdown, with bumper sales and queues forming outside some stores on opening... Read more

Scottish booksellers frustrated over 'vague' April reopening plan

Some Scottish booksellers have reacted with frustration to Nicola Sturgeon's announcement of an April reopening and are seeking further clarification of exactly when customers can... Read more

Scottish bookshops keep click and collect option as Sturgeon brands books 'essential'

Bookshops in Scotland will still be able to offer click and collect services despite a toughening of coronavirus restrictions, with Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon... Read more

Non-essential retail to close in 11 areas of Scotland

Eleven areas in Scotland are being moved to tier four restrictions, meaning all non-essential shops have to close, First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has announced.... Read more

Scottish bookshops to reopen on 29th June

Scottish bookshops will be able to reopen from 29th June as lockdown eases, First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has announced. Read more

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