Saturday, March 23, 2019
Gavin Esler

Gavin Esler to Present the 2017 The Wigtown Book Festival Magnusson Lecture

This year’s Wigtown Book Festival Magnusson Lecture sees former Newsnight presenter Gavin Esler discuss the collapse of trust in government and the use of...

Scottish Book Trust Launches Search for Teen Writers & Illustrators

Scottish Book Trust has launched a search for Scottish teens who want to develop their talents in creative writing or illustration, and help to...
BBC Poet

Dumfries and Galloway Writer Named BBC Poet in Residence

A writer who lives and works in Dumfries and Galloway has been named as BBC Scotland’s Poet in Residence for 2017-18. Stuart A Paterson lives...
GLENCAPLE

FRENCH AUTHOR HEADS TO GLENCAPLE TO RIDE THE NITH BORE

French tidal bore expert Antony “YEP” Colas has been studying the phenomenon  for the last 20 years. Antony is currently writing his second book about all bores...

Wigtownshire Writer Hazel Stevens Launches Her Children’s Book

Hazel Stevens, born in North Yorkshire, now lives with her husband Andrew near the Book Town of Scotland – Wigtown, Dumfries and Galloway. She...
GALLOWAY POET

GALLOWAY POET IS SOLE SCOTTISH CONTRIBUTOR TO NEW AMERICAN ANTHOLOGY

A New American book “Hers”  focusing on poems that address women’s issues features poetry from Dumfries and Galloway 'Stuart Paterson' from Sandyhills. Stuart told DGWGO...
Jackie Baldwin

DGWGO – Featured Author – Jackie Baldwin – Dead Man’s Prayer

Dumfries Author Jackie Baldwin has set her latest crime novel 'Dead Man's Prayer' in her home town. In an exclusive interview Jackie tells DGWGO...
WATCHING

Busy Gretna Hotel Manager Is Watching The Bodies – Featured Author

Graham Smith a Hotel manager from Gretna, Dumfries and Galloway is releasing his latest novel, Watching The Bodies, on the 25th of April. This is...
GATEHOUSE OF FLEET

John Hegley Premiers At Big Lit 2017- Gatehouse Of Fleet

Excitement mounts in Gatehouse of Fleet as it prepares for the seventh year of BIG LIT: The Stewarty Book Festival (April 20th – 23rd)....
Monsoons Marigolds

Monsoons and Marigolds Author Set to Tour DG Libraries

Dumfries and Galloway Council’s  Library Service is delighted to host local author Kriss Nichol as she introduces her new novel Monsoons and Marigolds at...