Tagged: Scotland Focus 2021

Mina to kick off Darkland Tales series of reworks for Polygon

Edinburgh-based Birlinn’s imprint Polygon has signed up a new series of fictional retellings of myths and lore from a number of high-profile Scottish writers.... Read more

Supporting Scotland's emerging literary voices

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

Kirstin Innes on Scotland's exciting female writing

Writer Kirstin Innes talks to The Bookseller about some of the most exciting and experimental Scottish female voices being published today. Read more

Five questions for... Alan Parks

Paisley-born, Glasgow resident Alan Parks spent more than 20 years in the music industry, before turning his hand to writing Tartan noir thrillers. He answers... Read more

Bathgate reflects on Barrington Stoke’s impact as list breaks into the mainstream

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

Bonnie Clyde: publishers hail Glasgow’s buzzy literary scene

Tom Tivnan takes a deep dive into Glasgow’s publishing scene, which is thriving in a cultural boom time. Read more

Against the odds: Scottish publishers on overcoming the challenges of a pandemic

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

Scotland Country Focus: Q&A with Isla Rosser-Owen

Isla Rosser-Owen, the cultural producer at Wigtown Festival Company, reveals how Covid has hit events.    Read more

Scotland Country Focus: Q&A with Sally Pattle

Sally Pattle, the owner of Far from the Madding Crowd in Linlightgow, reflects on a surreal 12 months.    Read more

Ewan Morrison | 'It was the trigger of the pandemic that made me reframe the whole thing'

Ewan Morrison shares how his pandemic prepping tale, How to Survive Everything (Saraband), taps into his past as well as the zeitgeist.... Read more

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