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Project Co-ordinator: Edwin Morgan Archive The Scottish Poetry Library (Edinburgh) is seeking a freelance co-ordinator for its Edwin Morgan Archive project. We are seeking an imaginative and organised individual with experience in facilitating group learning experiences, creating learning resources in collaboration with other contributors, working with schools and teachers, and… read more >>

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The Saltire Society's Awards are made annually on St Andrews Day, and the 2007 winners have just been announced. Winners Book of the Year – Day by AL Kennedy First Book of the Year – Fresh, by Mark McNay   Book of the Year Shortlist Meg Bateman            Soirbheas … read more >>

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Bruntsfield Place is now home to the newest independent bookshop in Edinburgh – The Children’s Bookshop.  Owned and run by publishers Fidra Books, the shop opening to the public on Saturday 10 November, and stocks everything from 1930s adventure stories to contemporary children’s fiction.  There’s even a beautiful selection of… read more >>

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We are delighted to announced the second One Book – One Edinburgh citywide reading campaign, designed to bring Edinburgh’s residents together to read the classic Robert Louis Stevenson story of the darker side of human nature, the Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde. There will be a new… read more >>

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The National Library of Scotland’s recently acquired John Murray Archive is a treasure trove of business papers, manuscripts and correspondence of one of the most important publishers of the nineteenth century and its authors (who comprise names as diverse as Byron, Austen, Darwin and Livingstone, among many others). Thanks to… read more >>

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Celebrating the best of children’s books, the shortlist includes a diverse mix of some of the most exciting talent and prestigious names in the world of children’s literature.  This year sees the introduction of a new category – The Most Fun Story with Pictures. Nine child judges will choose the… read more >>

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Scotland’s historical relationship with India is the theme of the National Library of Scotland’s summer exhibition. Tea and Tigers tells the stories of Scots who traveled to and lived in India. Diaries, letters, journals and official documents reveal the attitudes of people who made their mark there. They range from… read more >>

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Can you write for bairns aged 8-14?  Then read on – we're in need of poets…   The Reading Bus is fun on wheels It takks ye fur a hurl It wheechs ye aff tae Story Lan Far feys an kelpies birl! The Reading Bus has offered schools the opportunity… read more >>

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Take the challenge and change your world! The summer reading challenge in Edinburgh City Libraries encourages children to enjoy the fun and pleasure of reading.  The theme for this year is nature and the environment and the challenge will promote the positive contributions children can make to change the planet… read more >>

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Sundial Properties and the Scottish Arts Council are delighted to announce catagory winners in the Sundial Scottish Arts Council Book of the Year Awards 2007. The overall winner of Scotland’s most prestigious literary awards will be announced in a high profile public event at the Edinburgh International Book Festival on… read more >>

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