It feels slightly strange to be writing this introduction to the Books from Scotland special (in partnership with Creative Scotland) as the world, and... Read more
With the publishing landscape proving more challenging than ever for new writers in Scotland, Caroline Carpenter looks at the schemes and systems designed to support... Read more
Writer Kirstin Innes talks to The Bookseller about some of the most exciting and experimental Scottish female voices being published today.
Edinburgh-based children’s publisher Barrington Stoke's editorial director Ailsa Bathgate reflects on 12 months of awards recognition, which has seen its titles reach young readers across the board. ... Read more
Most Scottish publishers and bookish bodies adapted their offer in 2020 to defy the lockdown restrictions, with many reporting record years—these are their learnings.... Read more
Scottish author Douglas Stuart talks to us about his Booker Prize 2020 winning début novel, Shuggie Bain.
Ten years after his award-winning début burst onto the scene, Ross MacKenzie looks back on how his writing, and the Scottish children’s scene, has grown... Read more
As Jackie Kay's tenure as Scots Makar comes to a close, she reflects on poetry's vital place in Scottish culture - and her hopes for... Read more
The runaway hit cookbook Pinch of Nom was the bestseller in Scotland in 2019, after seeing off Glaswegian comic Billy Connolly
Despite the impact and fallout from Covid-19 proving costly for a number of Scottish books businesses, most north of the border are backing the sector... Read more