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In June DGWGO Posted an article all about how local poet Stuart Paterson early 2014 was awarded a Robert Louis Stevenson Fellowship by the Scottish Book Trust, and how in November he was off to France for a month, to write in the old hotel where Stevenson met his...
I came to Dumfries and Galloway seven years ago because of a vision. I had been haunted by images of a bookshop, with a long wooden counter, somewhere by the sea in Scotland. It’s very likely that I had seen too many romantic comedies for my own good - I am...
  Rolf Buwert will launch his latest book publication ‘Haggis Hunting, a short history’, at Houston's the butchers, Greenbrae Loaning, Dumfries at 10 am - 2pm on Friday, 1st April. Rolf, who was born in Dumfries, and served as a police officer for 30 years in the region, before becoming a...
Many of you from all around the Stewartry area my know or of seen 'Sam Kelly' at an event with his camera. Sam a former winner of the 'Kirkcudbright Citizen Of the Year' award is a well known face around the town and is as much a part of...
'Dumfriesshire in the Great War by Timothy McCracken' A New Book Focusing on Dumfrieshire during the First World war by local author  'Timothy McCraken' has been published recently. Timothy studied history at Lancaster University and the University of Copenhagen. He previously researched and co-authored Langholm’s Roll of Honour, which profiles...
Who lives in a house like this? Glenhead of Trool and the cultural conservation of Galloway’s rural history. by Cally Phillips I’m currently writing the first in a series of books: ‘Discovering Crockett’s Galloway,’ which will be out in spring and as part of the process I’ve been spending the winter in...
Popular Galloway author Karen Campbell launches the paperback of her recent contemporary fiction, Rise, in  Dumfries this month. Rise is Karen’s sixth novel in a list of impressive, critically acclaimed works and has been received to high acclaim. Described as “engrossing, entertaining and thoroughly readable”, the novel tackles contemporary questions of...
  I have lived in Dumfries and Galloway since 1986 and would live nowhere else. The outstanding natural beauty of the landscape, the temperate climate and the friendliness of the local population is a constant inspiration. I raised 2 boys in the area who enjoyed an idyllic childhood camping on...
FANTASTIC CHRISTMAS GIFT / STOCKING FILLER only £5.25 and £3 from every sale of this book will go to Alzheimer Scotland. A fantastic children's book of 9 short stories. The book is available to purchase from the Dumfries resource centre on Gordon Street, Kilnford Farm Shop, Heathhall Garden centre and Polka Dot...
To the legion of 2000AD and Batman fans out there, comic book legend Alan Grant needs no introduction. For over thirty years he has brought us some of the definitive stories of our best-loved superheroes, from Judge Dredd and Judge Anderson to Lobo, The Demon and the Dark Knight...