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...
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...