Thursday, November 14, 2019
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  Announced onFriday 16 September the poem Newcastle Central Station about the wonder of staying alive by Garry MacKenzie (30) has won the 2016 Wigtown Poetry Competition. American but Wigtown local, Renita Boyle (52) won the Scots category with Sloe Jen. Deborah Moffatt (63) who is also an American living...
Confluence
High profile authors and illustrators support Scottish art initiative using stories and images to build bridges between cultures The clock is ticking on a Scottish artist’s bid to raise £10,000 to print a beautifully designed book that brings together Celtic and Arabian tales and images. Confluence: Celtic and Arabian Visions and...
DGWGO FEATURE AUTHOR JUNE 2015 - Jay I Truman Author of My Lucky Break – Inspiring Story Of One Woman’s Battle With Cancer I am a new published Author, who lives in Dumfries and Galloway. Over the years I have lived in many places and after living in Canada for seven...
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...
Scotland’s oldest working theatre is under the Spotlight as it sets the stage for a grisly murder. Author David Cargill, who was brought up in Dumfries and Lockerbie, returns to his roots in his new novel, The Cinderella Murders, the third novel in his Locked Room Mysteries series.And he will...
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...
Dumfriesshire Dales
Over the last 18 months Moffat residents Darren Flint and Donald Greig, plus their trusty hound, Haggis, have walked the length and breadth of Dumfriesshire while researching their new book.   Published by Moffat company Pocket Mountains, The Dumfriesshire Dales, covers the three dales that make up this beautiful county: Nithsdale,...
World Book Night Book Giveaway
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 away free of charge to help encourage people to read who may not normally read books. The Reading Agency is a national charity which aims to...
  There are few better places to spend a summer than in the Glenkens, and that’s what I’m encouraging readers to do.  This month I offer two Crockett novels for your reading challenge.  Both are set in the heart of the Glenkens. The first ‘The Lilac Sunbonnet’  may not be...