Monday, September 16, 2019

CHILDRENS STORYBOOK FAVOURITES IN A ‘BIG LIT’ FESTIVAL LITERARY QUEST

  Peter Pan, Harry Potter, the Hungry Caterpillar and an Alice with Attitude all make appearances in the Stewartry’s own book festival Children, and the young...
Young Writers Competition

Moat Brae Launches Annual Young Writers Competition

The Peter Pan Moat Brae Trust has launched an annual Young Writers Competition challenging the region's budding authors to share their stories in celebration of...
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 –...

A GALLOWAY POET FOLLOWS IN THE FOOTSTEPS OF ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON

In June DGWGO Posted an article all about how local poet Stuart Paterson early 2014 was awarded a Robert Louis Stevenson Fellowship by the...

FEATURED AUTHOR – PETER A. W. KELT

  Written by Peter's daughter Pamela Kelt A rather special book arrived in the post yesterday. It’s by my late father, Peter A. W. Kelt, who...

KIRKCUDBRIGHT GHOST TALK SET TO BE SPOOKTACULAR

Thornhill author Sara Bain and Dumfries ghosthunter Kathleen Cronie have teamed up to present a spooktacular ghost talk in Kirkcudbright Library for Book Week...

Featured Author – Pauline James

  I have lived in Dumfries and Galloway since 1986 and would live nowhere else. The outstanding natural beauty of the landscape, the temperate climate...

THE DGWGO S.R.CROCKETT MONTHLY/AUGUST -SHOWS AND FUN AT THE FAIR

All the fun of the fair with S.R.Crockett by Cally Phillips With August, the holiday mood (if not the weather) sets in. It is the...

Scottish Book Trust Announces 2018/19 Bookbug Bag Books

Scottish Book Trust is pleased to announce the books chosen for the 2018/19 Bookbug Bags that are distributed free to every baby, toddler and...
Famous Writers

Ten-Year-Old Author Stars Alongside Famous Writers at Wigtown Book Festival

Mairi Hedderwick, Debi Gliori and Vivian French joined by Prestwick schoolgirl in Wigtown’s drive to nurture young readers and writers This year’s Wigtown Book Festival...