Only 37% of books published in Scotland over the course of 2017 were written by women, showing gender inequality is still “structural and persistent”, according... Read more
Creative Scotland has rejected the Scottish Review of Books' (SRB) latest funding application, forcing the publication to suspend its print edition.
Crime author Val McDermid has launched the Blether campaign, searching for real-life stories from the people of Scotland, to be published on the Scottish Book... Read more
Val McDermid has turned to non-fiction to chronicle the role her native country and its landscapes have played in her crime fiction backlist to date.... Read more
Black & White Publishing will publish The Secret Life of Tartan: How a Cloth Shaped a Nation this autumn, by fashion designer Victoria ‘Vixy’ Rae.... Read more
A new book festival for fans of fantasy, science fiction and horror is launching in Edinburgh next summer featuring authors including Scottish sci-fi writer Ken MacLeod... Read more
Scottish Book Trust has announced the Robert Louis Stevenson Fellowship for professional writers living in Scotland is now open for applications.
Trainspotting creator Irvine Welsh, Man-Booker shortlisted Robin Robertson and poet Jackie Kay feature alongside emerging talents Mick Kitson and Christina Neuwirth in the shortlists for the... Read more
Picador is set to republish a “savage” exploration of poverty which is vying for the Orwell Prize.
The Mainstreet Trading Company is celebrating its 10th birthday by selecting 10 books to represent its history.