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New Venture For Local Poet, Publisher & Printer

A first venture combining the skills of a poet, publisher and printer has produced a book that has been described as “must have collection...
Galloway and Southern Ayrshire UNESCO Biosphere Launch YOUNG NATURE BLOGGER Challenge

Galloway & Southern Ayrshire Unesco Biosphere Launch Young Nature Blogger Challenge

Young people who love nature and the outdoors are invited to take part in a summer writing challenge. Young Nature Blogger 2021 is open to...
Book Sales Increase as people rediscover their love of reading During Lockdown

Book Sales Increase As People Rediscover Their Love Of Reading During Lockdown

The invoiced value of UK publisher sales of books, journals and rights/co-editions combined rose 2% to £6.4 billion in 2020. UK sales income rose...

Open Book Uses New Technology to Share the Love of Scottish Gaelic

Singer Kathleen MacInnes teams up Scottish charity to encourage Gaelic conversation, reading and creative writing via Zoom Kathleen MacInnes, trad singer and champion of Scottish...

Lockdown Story Collection ‘Quaranthology’ Launched By Local Writers

In March, ‘We Agree On Eggs’ (WAOE) Arts Collective launched a community anthology of works created during lockdown by writers and artists in Dumfries...

Big DoG Festival Is Back With Super Villains, Puppets and a Stinky fish

The Big DoG children’s book and story festival is back and will be taking place online. Last year’s event, which was set to take place...
ARE YOU AGED BETWEEN 16 - 25 YEARS AND INTERESTED IN WRITING?  FANCY TRYING YOUR HAND AT PLAYWRITING?

Are You Aged Between 16 – 25 Years And Interested In Writing?  Fancy...

Dumfries and Galloway based theatre company, Bunbury Banter, is looking for young adults, either based or originally from Dumfries and Galloway and aged between 16-25...
Scotland – Read All About it!

Scotland – Read All About it!

There’s something quite special about getting lost in a book to escape to different worlds, stories and destinations.  This World Book Day, 4 March...
Stars in their eyes – three women with their sights set on a future in space

Stars In Their Eyes – Three Women With Their Sights Set On A Future...

Wigtownshire's very own Big Bang introduces the emergency doctor, the space suit tester and astrophotographer who are helping to conquer the final frontier  Dr...
Digital First for Scotland’s Three Language International Poetry Prize 

Digital First for Scotland’s Three Language International Poetry Prize 

Launch will be an online poetry event  Entries last year topped 1,000 for the first time  Meet the judges and find out what...