Tagged: Scotland

Val McDermid | 'My relationship with the landscape has always been very strong'

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 cuts Tartan deal

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

First Scottish SFF literary festival to launch next summer

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

Robert Louis Stevenson Fellowship 2019 opens for applications

Scottish Book Trust has announced the Robert Louis Stevenson Fellowship for professional writers living in Scotland is now open for applications. Read more

Welsh, Robertson and Kay on 2018 Saltire Literary Awards shortlists

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 to republish McGarvey’s 'savage' exploration of poverty

Picador is set to republish a “savage” exploration of poverty which is vying for the Orwell Prize. Read more

Mainstreet unveils 10 'most satisfying hand-sells'

The Mainstreet Trading Company is celebrating its 10th birthday by selecting 10 books to represent its history. Read more

Scottish trade's hopes for indie bookshop alliance

Trade figures have expressed their excitement about the imminent launch of the Independent Bookshop Alliance, with hopes it will bring retailers and publishers closer together.... Read more

Campaign raises £25k to give The Lost Words to Scottish primary schools

A campaigner has crowdfunded more than £25,000 to give a copy of The Lost Words (Hamish Hamilton/Penguin Random House) by Robert Macfarlane and Jackie Morris to every primary school in Scotland.... Read more

Muriel Spark 100 Fund recipients revealed

The 12 recipients of a new £16,000 fund to commemorate the centenary of Scottish writer Muriel Spark have been revealed. Read more

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