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The shortlist for Britain’s oldest literary awards has been announced and features a fascinating blend of books by debut and award winning authors. Contenders for the James Tait Black Prizes include a fictionalised account of John Lennon’s spiritual journey to an uninhabited island off the west coast of Ireland, and a… read more >>

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Vamos Scotland, promoting Spanish Culture in the UK, are hosting a special event to celebrate the 400 anniversary of Miguel de Cervantes’ death. A Don Quixote Marathon Reading in English will be held in Summerhall on Saturday 23 April, UNESCO World Book and Copyright Day and UK World Book Night. Over 4 hours, readers of all… read more >>

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Edinburgh Spy Week officially launched its third year programme this morning, talking through an exciting week-long series of events exploring the secret worlds of spies and espionage in fiction and in fact. Organised by the University of Edinburgh, the National Library of Scotland, Edinburgh Filmhouse and Blackwell’s, events are on until Friday… read more >>

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Submissions are now being invited for the latest round of Words, Words, Words, the Traverse Theatre’s script-in-hand scratch night for new writing. Writers are being asked to submit a ten minute piece of work suitable for the stage and the most interesting, engaging and challenging pieces will be read by… read more >>

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Scottish Book Trust has announced that applications for the New Writers Awards 2017 are now open, providing a unique opportunity for 10 unpublished writers who live in Scotland to pursue their dream of becoming a published author. The New Writers Awards are managed by Scottish Book Trust in association with… read more >>

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Abbotsford, the home of Sir Walter Scott, is set to host a new exhibition starting this month showcasing literary reviews written by Sir Walter Scott during his journalist career. ‘Rave Reviewer: Scott on Frankenstein, Emma and Childe Harold’ will tell the story of Walter Scott’s engagement and interaction with some… read more >>

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Scottish Book Trust is looking to uncover Scot’s hidden secrets with their new writing campaign. The project is to encourage people to write about a secret they would like to share or a confession they would like to make, with a selection of the best submissions to be published in… read more >>

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From the Old Town, with its dark, winding closes and looming gothic spires, watched over by the castle perched on craggy cliffs, to the New Town with its elegant rows of Georgian houses, public gardens and dramatic vistas out over the Forth, Edinburgh has inspired countless writers. LitLong invite you… read more >>

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