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
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.
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
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
Tom Tivnan takes a deep dive into Glasgow’s publishing scene, which is thriving in a cultural boom time.
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
Isla Rosser-Owen, the cultural producer at Wigtown Festival Company, reveals how Covid has hit events.
Sally Pattle, the owner of Far from the Madding Crowd in Linlightgow, reflects on a surreal 12 months.
Ewan Morrison shares how his pandemic prepping tale, How to Survive Everything (Saraband), taps into his past as well as the zeitgeist.... Read more