Monday, October 14, 2019

Wigtown Prize Celebrates Vibrancy of Poetry In Scotland’s Three Languages

The awards ceremony for the annual Wigtown Poetry Prize has celebrated the strength and vibrancy of poetry in all three of Scotland’s indigenous languages. Gaelic...
Renita Boyle & Mike Abel's 'Strange Visitor'

Curly Tale Books Welcome Renita Boyle & Mike Abel’s ‘Strange Visitor’

As the nights draw in it’s traditional to gather round the fireside to hear scary stories and one Wigtown based storyteller has rewritten a...
vikings wigtown book festival

Viking Age Treasure to Dark Age Monster Slayers – Book Festival Will Be An...

Scotland’s National Book Town is gearing up for a friendly invasion of book lovers when the annual Wigtown Book Festival gets underway this week. Authors...
Wigtown Book Festival Farming Life

Wigtown Book Festival Pulls on its Wellies to Celebrate This Farming Life

This year’s Wigtown Book Festival is set to celebrate This Farming Life– the perfect theme for an event based in a region famed for its agriculture.  Taking...
First Minister launches new app

First Minister Launches New App For Teen Readers

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon today joined Portobello High School students from S1-S3 to launch a new app, Bookzilla, at Portobello Library. Developed by Scottish...

Meet ‘Mustard & Pepper’ – The Dandie Dinmonts From Curly Tale Books

A promise made to owners of one of Scotland’s rarest dog breeds has now been fulfilled by the voice behind one of the country’s...
Galloway Writer Alan McClure Set

Galloway Writer Alan McClure Set To Publish His First Novel

Galloway writer Alan McClure is set to publish his first novel, Callum and the Mountain, through Beaten Track Publishing in August. The book gained...
Hazel Stevens Launches Childrens Book Wigtown

Hazel Stevens Launches her New Childrens Book At Wigtown

Join Hazel Stevens at Curly Tale Books, North Main Street, Wigtown on Saturday July 20th, 11.30 am, for the launch of her new children's...
Curious Crew

Curious Goings On In Wigtown

There were as many questions as answers in Wigtown last Saturday (8 June), as the Book Town joined forces with the University of Glasgow’s...
Stuart Paterson African Tour

LOCAL WRITER STUART A. PATERSON SPREADS THE ‘WORD’ ON HIS AFRICAN TOUR

Galloway writer Stuart A. Paterson has received a grant from The Galloway Association of Glasgow, which has enabled him to travel to South Africa...