Thursday, April 25, 2019
Relaunched Wigtown Poetry Prize

Relaunched Wigtown Poetry Prize Celebrates Scotland’s Richness of Languages

Prize marks United Nations International Year of Indigenous Languages New pamphlet prize reflecting the life of poet Alistair Reid New association with StAnza...
RACE ACE 'COULTHARD' BORDERS BOOK FESTIVAL

DUMFRIES AND GALLOWAY RACE ACE ‘COULTHARD’ TO APPEAR AT BORDERS BOOK FESTIVAL – MELROSE

Sporting legends David Coulthard, Stephen Hendry, Bob Champion, Gregor Townsend andinspiring womenKate Humble, Ruth Davidson and Susan Calman are just some of the highlights at this summer’s Baillie Gifford...
World Book Night Book Giveaway

World Book Night Book Giveaway In D&G Libraries

Dumfries and Galloway Council’s Library Service is taking part in the annual national World Book Night on Tuesday 23 April. Books are being given...
Scottish International Storytelling Festival

Scottish International Storytelling Festival’s Community Programme to Hold National Story Exchange  

Schools encouraged to take part in a Story Exchange on Wednesday 27 November Community groups and libraries encouraged to apply for subsidy to...
Big Dog 2019

DUMFRIES GETS SET TO WELCOME THE ‘BIG DOG’

Not long to go now until Big Dog arrives in Dumfries with his case stuffed with literary goodies for children of all ages –...

Wigtowns Big Bang Explores Scotland’s Future in the New Space Age

Wigtown, Dumfries and Galloway - Scotland’s Book Town offers the universe in a nutshell. From high-tech satellites to the search for life on Mars...
Shaun Baines

Lockerbie Author Shaun Baines Nominated for The People’s Book Prize

AUTHOR Shaun Baines  from is a Geordie expat  who now lives in Lockerbie, Dumfries and Galloway. Shaun  latest novel “Woodcutter” which was inspired by Dumfries...
Dumfriesshire Historian

Dumfriesshire Historian Claims it was the Cockpit of Southern Scotland

The author of the first complete history of Dumfriesshire will tell audiences at Wigtown Book Festival that the area was once the “cockpit of...

Dumfries and Galloway Provides the Perfect Setting for Crime Novels

Jackie Baldwin is a Scottish crime writer who lives and works in Dumfries and Galloway. Her debut crime novel, Dead Man’s Prayer, set in...
Dumfriesshire Dales

New Book Featuring Stunning Dumfriesshire Dales Set To Get You Walking

Over the last 18 months Moffat residents Darren Flint and Donald Greig, plus their trusty hound, Haggis, have walked the length and breadth of...