Tagged: Nicola Sturgeon

Investing in culture can change lives, break boundaries and reinvigorate communities

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon reveals the lifelong love of reading that has compelled her and her government to increase its budget for funding the arts.... 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

Scottish booksellers welcome 'sensible' precautions as Waterstones encourages masks

Scottish booksellers say First Minister Nicola Sturgeon’s decision to keep some Covid-19 restrictions in place, including mask wearing and social distancing, is “pretty sensible", as Waterstones... Read more

Sturgeon's speeches to be published by Sandstone

Sandstone Press is to publish a book of speeches by Nicola Sturgeon, Scotland's First Minister. 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

Nicola Sturgeon writes introduction for Canongate reissue of Sunset Song

The First Minister of Scotland Nicola Sturgeon has written an introduction for Canongate’s reissue of Scottish classic Sunset Song by Lewis Grassic Gibbon.... Read more

Pictures of the week

This week's pictures round-up features the World Book Day 2020 list reveal at #KidsConf19, Nicola Sturgeon at Bloody Scotland and publishers at the global climate... Read more

Sturgeon calls on publishing to become more diverse

Nicola Sturgeon has said making publishing more diverse is "essential" - both to better reflect society and to remain economically successful. Read more

Sturgeon to headline Edinburgh Book Festival's Northern Lights

The First Minister of Scotland Nicola Sturgeon will headline a free talk about finding and publishing diverse voices at the Edinburgh Book Festival’s Northern Lights... Read more

Theresa May should read Small Island, says Sturgeon

In a frenzied political climate marked by division and hostility, Scotland’s First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has said that books are vital to help foster learning,... Read more

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