Tagged: Saltire Society

Saltire judge stands down, claiming panel did not finish shortlisted books

A judge of the Saltire Society Scottish Fiction Book of the Year prize has stood down over the choice of its winner, claiming other jury members had not read... Read more

Saltire Society unveils shortlist for new Scottish book cover award

Books from publishers including 404 ink and Charco Press have been shortlisted for a brand-new award celebrating "the enormous talent Scotland has in book production... Read more

Murray and Kay on Scot Lit Fest virtual line-up

Judy Murray, Scottish tennis coach and mother to tennis stars Jamie and Andy Murray, will be joining the Saltire Society’s virtual book festival Scot Lit... Read more

Floris wins Scottish publisher of the year award

Edinburgh-based Floris Books has won the Saltire Society Scottish Publisher of the Year Award. Read more

Welsh, Kelman and Fagan shortlisted at 2016 Saltire Society Literary Awards

Irvine Welsh, James Kelman and Jenni Fagan have made the 2016 Saltire Society Literary Awards shortlist announced at a special event in Edinburgh, alongside emerging talents... Read more

J K Rowling named among 'Outstanding Women of Scotland'

J K Rowling has been named one of 2016's "Outstanding Women of Scotland", alongside singer-songwriter Annie Lennox and broadcaster Lesley Anne Riddoch. Read more

Outlander author joins Saltire Society's first virtual festival

Outlander author Diana Gabaldon has been added to the line-up for Saltire Society’s first ever virtual literary festival, Scot Lit Fest, celebrating Scottish literature as part of the Saltire... Read more

Gunn attacks Creative Scotland for 'politicising literature'

Prominent novelist Kirsty Gunn has said Scottish funding body Creative Scotland is involved in an "unofficial politicising of literature", requiring authors with no overriding interest... Read more

Pictures of the week

The launches of Cityread 2016, Cassava Republic Press, London Book & Screen Week and the Saltire Society's 80th anniversary plans are featured in our Pictures... Read more

Saltire Society launches £50k fund for young artists

The Saltire Society is marking its 80th anniversary by launching a £50,000 funding programme to support young and emerging Scottish artists. Read more

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