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25,000 free copies of Robert Louis Stevenson’s Kidnapped are to be distributed throughout Edinburgh in February in a campaign to get the city’s residents reading the same book.  Edinburgh’s first citywide reading campaign is a unique project created by the world’s first UNESCO City of Literature. One Book – One… read more >>

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The brand new website focusing on Scotland's storytelling has just been launched by the Edinburgh-based Scottish Storytelling Centre. Check out the fresh and easy-to-navigate site to discover more about storytelling opportunities, events, the education programme and the storytellers themselves. An easy-to-use directory is available, making the details and interests of… read more >>

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After months of voting by children and young people in schools, libraries and bookshops across Scotland, the winners of the Royal Mail Awards for Scottish Children’s Books have been announced at an exciting event at the Scottish Storytelling Centre. The event and the Awards themselves were organised by BRAW, the… read more >>

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The Reading Mission in Edinburgh City Libraries – Mission Success! This summer over 5000 children joined Edinburgh City Libraries’ annual reading challenge and made it their mission to read 6 library books over the holidays in exchange for exciting spy-themed goodies.  The challenge encourages children to enjoy books and maintain… read more >>

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The Royal Mail Awards for Scottish Children’s Books is run by Scottish Book Trust’s BRAW (Books, Reading and Writing) project and the 2006 winner will be announced in a ceremony at the Scottish Storytelling Centre on 27 November. Formerly the Scottish Arts Council Children’s Book of the Year award, the… read more >>

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Congratulations to Edinburgh University's creative writing fellow Dilys Rose, who recently won the McCash Scots Poetry Prize with Sailmaker's Palm. Second prize in the competition went to Liz Niven, while Sheila Templeton was awarded third place.  Over 300 entries were received for the competition, which is jointly sponsored by Glasgow University and… read more >>

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We are pleased to announce that one of Edinburgh’s literary delights, Makar’s Court, has recently commemorated three more authors.  Joining Scotland’s greats immortalised in Edinburgh sandstone are James Bridie (1888-1951), Fionn MacColla (1906-1975) and David Daiches (1912-2005).  The first stone in Makar’s Court, dedicated to fourteenth century poet John Barbour, was… read more >>

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From 15 May to 23 July 2006 Edinburgh is being invaded by 100 lifesize fibre glass cows, and Literature cow Moo Moo Ramotswe is among them.

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Words come alive in Melrose this June as the third annual Borders Book Festival arrives at the historic town. From Thursday 22 June until Sunday 25 June, go along and take part in the host of events for children and adults alike, or simply soak up the Festival atmosphere in… read more >>

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The Debut Authors Festival, the first festival dedicated to new writers, will take place at Edinburgh’s Traverse Theatre from Friday 3 – Sunday 5 June. Introducing the most exciting new writers from Britain and beyond, the Festival will focus on how the writers chose what to write about, how they… read more >>

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