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
Matthew Fitt, co-founder of Itchy Coo Books, reflects on the cultural and commercial advantages of publishing in the Scots language.
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
Tom Tivnan takes a deep dive into Glasgow’s publishing scene, which is thriving in a cultural boom time.
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
Ian Rankin talks to us about his latest case, The Dark Remains, which sees him revive the late William McIlvanney’s sleuth Jack Laidlaw.... Read more
Over the coming months, Scottish authors and publishers are releasing books reflecting on identity and belonging, as well as crime and nature writing, in addition... Read more