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Wednesday, March 22, 2017

DUMFRIES AND GALLOWAY TURNS THE PAGE FOR BOOK WEEK

Join Dumfries and Galloway Libraries during Book Week Scotland (21-27 Nov) for a series of events, activities and giveaways which celebrate how reading exposes...

The DGWGO S.R.Crockett Monthly – Out And About In Galloway With S.r.Crockett

I’ve recently been in Galloway, driving around, covering some huge distances from Dalmellington to Wigtown. It always amazes me how well Crockett knew the...

BOOK WEEK SCOTLAND 2016 LAUNCHES PACKED PROGRAMME

The full programme for Scotland’s fifth national celebration of books and reading was announced on Wednesday 5 October, at the City Art Centre in...

WagTongues Pop-up at Wigtown

WagTongues, Dumfries & Galloway’s only itinerant bookshop will be popping up during the Wigtown Book Festival. On Saturday, October 1st  it will be based...

DGWGO S.R.CROCKETT MONTHLY – HAPPY BIRTHDAY

This month I am recommending two Crockett related books both of which I had a hand in; one as writer the other as editor...

Prizes and Praise for Poets At Wigtown Book Festival

  Announced onFriday 16 September the poem Newcastle Central Station about the wonder of staying alive by Garry MacKenzie (30) has won the 2016 Wigtown...

New Beltie Book from the Curly Tale team

The team behind Curly Tale Books have recently published the third book in their popular Beltie book series – Big Bill and the Larking...

DGWGO S.R.CROCKETT MONTHLY- LOVE IS IN THE AIR

Love is in the air… down at Drumquhat and Nether Neuk.   Crockett was born at Little Duchrae Farm, near Laurieston and lived there until he...

Award for Writers Over 40 Opens for Applications

  Scottish Book Trust has announced that the Next Chapter Award 2017, intended to support a talented yet unpublished writer over the age of 40,...

Scottish Book Trust Announces Minority Ethnic Writing Award

  Scottish Book Trust is delighted to announce a new collaboration with The Saltire Society on a bursary to discover a new voice in fiction,...

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