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Monsoons Marigolds

Monsoons and Marigolds Author Set to Tour DG Libraries

Dumfries and Galloway Council’s  Library Service is delighted to host local author Kriss Nichol as she introduces her new novel Monsoons and Marigolds at...

S.R Crockett Monthly – Does Christmas come earlier every year?

As we move towards the end of another year, we’re coming to the end of our Crockett monthly reading challenge.  Crockett wrote many of his...

Robert Louis Stevenson Fellowship 2017 Open for Applications

As part of the 2016 RLS Day celebrations, Scottish Book Trust is delighted to announce that the Robert Louis Stevenson Fellowship for professional writers...

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...

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Artists and Visitors Delight in Spring Fling 15th Birthday Weekend

The 15th anniversary Spring Fling saw thousands of visitors flock to studios across Dumfries and Galloway. Among the most eye-catching contributions to Scotland’s premier open...