Posted & filed under News.

Ten talented recipients of this year’s Scottish Book Trust New Writers Awards – including four from Edinburgh – have been announced, each receiving a £2,000 cash award and a tailored package including mentoring from writers and industry professionals, training in public relations, social media and performance and the opportunity to… read more >>

Posted & filed under News.

The finalists for the Costa Short Story Award 2014 have been announced and Edinburgh’s Lucy Ribchester is on the list for her story The Glassblower’s Daughter! Six writers are on the shortlist, with the winner of £3,500 first prize announced at the Costa Book Awards ceremony in London on Tuesday… read more >>

Posted & filed under News.

Vicki Jarrett is an alumna of our 2013 Story Shop programme at the Edinburgh International book Festival, and we’re delighted to hear that her debut collection of short stories The Way Out will be published by Freight Books in March 2015. Called ‘Warm yet chilling, barbed but sensuous, gruesome then… read more >>

Posted & filed under News.

Spoken word powerhouse Rally and Broad celebrate the tremendous popularity, diversity and eccentricity of the Edinburgh scene with a series of new workshops in January and February by some of the finest performance poets in Scotland. To get the year off to a flying start, Francesca Beard and Salena Godden… read more >>

Posted & filed under News.

A juicy crop of new writing talent in Scotland will be performing their work live on Thursday 29th January as part of the Scottish Book Trust’s celebration of the New Writer Awards. Beating hundreds of entries to be shortlisted, these new writers are producing some of the best writing in… read more >>

Posted & filed under News.

Is there an author you have your eye on for an event you’re running, but you can’t quite afford them? The Scottish Book Trust has opened applications for their Live Literature fund, covering events from 1 May-31 December 2015. This is an exciting opportunity aimed at not-for-profit organisations and individuals… read more >>

Posted & filed under News.

Visit Edinburgh this winter. It’s worth it. For one thing, the city is stunningly beautiful in snow or bright sunshine, and visitors to its various haunts are welcomed with wit and warmth. For another, the city is a different beast from the one you might be familiar with in summer;… read more >>

Posted & filed under News.

January, month of New Year’s Resolutions. If yours was to get out and do something around books, words or ideas, Edinburgh in January is the place to be. And the perfect opportunity is Burns Night! The birth of Scotland’s Bard, Robert Burns, is celebrated across the city (and, indeed, the… read more >>

Posted & filed under News.

Melbourne, a sister City of Literature, wants to hear from emerging writers in Edinburgh for its next Digital Writers’ Festival! The 20 Minutes City Project wants two emerging writers from all the Cities of Literature to take people around the world on a global tour of the UNESCO Cities of… read more >>

Page 30 of 92« First...1020...2829303132...405060...Last »