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Poverty Safari named ‘most rebellious’ 21st century read in Scottish Book Trust poll

Poverty Safari, Darren McGarvey’s memoir about growing up in Glasgow, has topped a readers’ poll of “most rebellious reads of the 21st century”, organised by the... Read more

Scottish Book Trust to donate half a million books to primary schools

Scottish Book Trust will give away half a million books to pupils in Primary 1-3 as part of Book Week Scotland, which is taking place... Read more

Robert Louis Stevenson Fellowship 2019 opens for applications

Scottish Book Trust has announced the Robert Louis Stevenson Fellowship for professional writers living in Scotland is now open for applications. Read more

McDermid becomes Scottish Book Trust patron

Scottish Book Trust has appointed crime writer Val McDermid as its new patron. Read more

Sturgeon signs up to Book Week Scotland digital festival

Scottish Book Trust will later this month run a second digital festival, with First Minister Nicola Sturgeon and award-winning author Maggie O’Farrell lined up to... Read more

Akala, Harris and Cleeves to take part in Book Week Scotland

Joanne Harris, Akala and Ann Cleeves are among the authors who have signed up to take part in this year’s Book Week Scotland.... Read more

Rosemary Ward joins Scottish Book Trust

Scottish Book Trust has appointed Rosemary Ward, formerly the director of the Gaelic Books Council, as its new director of programme. Read more

Scottish Book Trust announces author residencies

Authors Gerry Cambridge and Linda Strachan are part of a group of nine authors who will work with schools in Scotland as part of Live... Read more

Bookbug Prize 2018 shortlist revealed

Titles published by Bloomsbury, Two Hoots Books and Little Door Books are on the shortlist for the 2019 Bookbug Picture Book Prize, organised by Scottish... Read more

Scotland's YA talent revealed in prize shortlist

Books published by Usborne, Kelpies and Chicken House are in the running for the 2019 Scottish Teenage Book Prize, which celebrates teen titles written by... Read more

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