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 will be able to reopen from 29th June as lockdown eases, First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has announced.
The Wigtown Festival Company—based in Wigtown, Scotland's National Book Town, in Dumfries and Galloway — is spearheading a drive to make the region a centre for literary... Read more
Polygon, an imprint of Scotland’s largest independent publisher Birlinn, has acquired six new titles by crime writer Denzil Meyrick.
Young Adult author Non Pratt is to visit 10 Scottish schools this autumn in a book tour organised by Scottish Book Trust and supported by... Read more
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