Tagged: Book Week Scotland

McDermid launches search for real-life stories from people of Scotland

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

Pictures of the week

In this week's pictures round-up First Minister Nicola Sturgeon celebrates Book Week Scotland, while fans flock to Waterstones Piccadilly to celebrate the release of Fantastic Beasts:... Read more

Scottish Book Trust to donate half a million books to primary schools

Scottish Book Trust will give away half a million books to pupils in Primary 1-3 as part of Book Week Scotland, which is taking place... Read more

Sturgeon signs up to Book Week Scotland digital festival

Scottish Book Trust will later this month run a second digital festival, with First Minister Nicola Sturgeon and award-winning author Maggie O’Farrell lined up to... Read more

Akala, Harris and Cleeves to take part in Book Week Scotland

Joanne Harris, Akala and Ann Cleeves are among the authors who have signed up to take part in this year’s Book Week Scotland.... Read more

Over 450,000 Scottish pupils to be given free books

More than 450,000 children will be given books by the Scottish Book Trust as part of Book Week Scotland. Read more

Summit to debate the promotion of Scottish literature

A summit to debate how Scotland’s literature sector should promote its writing and writers overseas is set to take place on Wednesday (23rd November) at... Read more

Francis Crawford of Lymond wins favourite Scottish character

Dorothy Dunnett’s creation Francis Crawford of Lymond, the central figure in The Lymond Choronices, has been crowned the favourite character from a Scottish book in... Read more

'Love and libraries' themes for Book Week Scotland

Book Week Scotland 2014, a national celebration of books and reading, will focus on the twin themes of love and libraries.   The week, organised... Read more

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