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Wigtown to premiere McCall Smith's song cycle

This year's virtual Wigtown Book Festival will host the world premiere of Alexander McCall Smith's song cycle, "Ninian's Gift".  Read more

Wigtown Book Festival takes steps to increase literary tourism in the post-pandemic world

The Wigtown Festival Company—based in Wigtown, Scotland's National Book Town, in Dumfries and Galloway — is spearheading a drive to make the region a centre for literary... Read more

Wigtown Book Festival to be held online

This year's Wigtown Book Festival will now be held online owing to the pandemic, its organisers have confirmed. Read more

Wigtown Book Festival generates £4.3m for Scottish economy

The Wigtown Book Festival generated £4.3 million for the Scottish economy last year–up from £2.3 million since 2013. Read more

Pictures of the week

This week's pictures round-up includes book events with Michael Palin and Nicola Sturgeon, as well as the launch of the first Festival America in London.... Read more

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