Wednesday, August 21, 2019
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...
2019 Wigtown Poetry Prize

Poetry Prize Celebrating Scotland’s Three Languages Attracts Worldwide Entries

Entries are coming in from as far afield as Canada and Ecuador for this year’s . This year the competition has introduced major changes to...
AUTHOR SHAUN BAINES Pallbearer

Lockerbie Author Shaun Baines Releases Second Novel

Author Shaun Baines moved to Lockerbie in Dumfries and Galloway from Newcastle Upon Tyne, Shaun's first Novel 'WoodCutter' was published in June 2018 and...
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...