2019 Wigtown Poetry Prize

Poetry Prize Celebrating Scotland’s Three Languages Attracts Worldwide Entries

Entries are coming in from as far afield as Canada and Ecuador for this year’s . This year the competition has introduced major changes to...

Featured Author – Alan McClure

  main photo credit: Renita Boyle I am a primary school teacher, singer/songwriter and storyteller based near Kirkcudbright. I’ve been writing in one form or another...
Young Lockerbie author launches fourth novel

Young Lockerbie Author Launches Fourth Novel

Amy H Ritchie(20) already has three published novels under her belt, and her fourth novel has just gone live on Amazon. A former pupil...

Featured Author – Alan Grant

To the legion of 2000AD and Batman fans out there, comic book legend Alan Grant needs no introduction. For over thirty years he has...

BEYOND ‘THE RAIDERS’ DGWGO’s MONTHLY S.R CROCKETT FEATURE

November 2014. Beyond ‘The Raiders.’ Cally Phillips Perhaps best known for his 18th century smuggling novel, ‘The Raiders’ Crockett’s career spanned nearly thirty years, seeing...

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...
2020 Edinburgh International Book Festival Cancelled (COVID-19)

2020 Edinburgh International Book Festival Cancelled (COVID-19)

Nick Barley, Director of the Edinburgh International Book Festival made a staement today announcing that the 2020 event will not go ahead due to...
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...

BOOK REVEALING A FORGOTTEN PART OF D&G HISTORY IS BACK IN PRINT

  History buffs in Dumfries and Galloway are celebrating following the success of an online petition to get a book about the Lowland Clearances back...

New Children’s Book ‘Jamesie Burns and the Bicycle Thieves’ Published by Hoggett Creative

Jamesie Burns and the Bicycle Thieves is a new children’s book adventure written by Ian Barr, Illustrated by Pete Bell and Published by Hoggett...

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HAVE YOUR SAY ABOUT AFFORDABLE HOUSING IN PENPONT, KEIR AND TYNRON

Have Your Say About Affordable Housing In Penpont, Keir & Tynron

KPT Development Trust have introduced an Affordable Housing Needs and Demand Survey for their area, to support a possible future housing project. The local development...