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Shortlist for 2018 Walter Scott Prize Announced

The shortlist for the £25,000 Walter Scott Prize for Historical Fiction 2018 has been announced, with six books chosen from a previous longlist of thirteen. Read more
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Ljubljana International Literary Residency

Ljubljana UNESCO City of Literature is offering two one-month residencies for published writers connected with any of the UNESCO Cities of Literature. Read more
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Rebels sought for Scottish Book Trust anthology

Scottish Book Trust have launched a rebellious campaign to get the nation writing, backed by writers including Irvine Welsh, Sarah Sheridan, Wayne Price, Jayne Baldwin, and more.Read more
Thu 6 Apr-Sun 6 May

TradFest 2018

TradFest kicks off this April to showcase Scotland’s thriving traditional arts, and this year celebrates Scotland’s Year of Young People by connecting creativity with heritage in an exciting programme of events. Read more
Until Mon 30 April

Pushing the Bindings

Pushing the Bindings is a new exhibition at Edinburgh’s Central Library, looking at Artists’ Books and Photobooks from the Art & Design Library Collection. Read more
Until Sun 30 May

The International Style of Spark Exhibition

Brought to you by the National Library of Scotland, this centenary exhibition takes you on a journey through the places where Muriel Spark lived and wrote. Admission is free. Read more