Author: Scot Lit Fest

Scot Lit Fest Friday email 2016: #ScotLitFest & The Saltire Society

Miss our Friday morning email? Well, you’re in luck. Here’s what we had… #SCOTLITFEST officially kicks off today! For our first email to subscribers we thought we’d give you a little insight into the people who have made this virtual festival possible: The Saltire Society. As an initiative run by the Saltire Society as part […]

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Scot Lit Fest Saturday email 2016.

Miss our Saturday morning subscriber email? Well, here’s what you missed out on… Dreaming Scotland and Nevertheless The Saltire Society have released digital versions of William McIlvanney’s Dreaming Scotland pamphlet, and Allan Massie’s Nevertheless, their dual visions of Scotland in the run up to 2014’s Independence referendum. Download your copies for free here. Five short […]

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Scot Lit Fest Sunday email 2016.

Miss our Sunday email? Worry not, here’s a recap of all the content you might have missed. Gavin Francis on the importance of libraries A must watch. We’ve also got some reading about libraries, from statistics to more on their importance. How to survive as a writer Ahead of our Writer Salon, author Alex Nye […]

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Speaking of YA communities…

We’re really looking forward to hosting our own Twitter chat on YA communities, so we thought we’d give you a rundown of some excellent gatherings both virtual and in person, for the YA fans out there. Virtual. #feminisminya As @helloiammariam, host of #feminisminya, will be chairing our event, it seems a great place to start. […]

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A guide to our Debut Showcase.

We’ve been particularly excited about our debut showcase, bringing three great new books and authors to your attention. Here’s a little more on the books we’ve chosen. The Other Mrs Walker – Mary Paulson-Ellis (Mantle) When? 2-2.20pm, Sunday 26th June, Twitter, @mspaulsonellis. An old lady dies alone and unheeded in a cold Edinburgh flat, on […]

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What is the Electric Bookshop?

Well, let us tell you. We’ll be handing #scotlitfest over to the Electric Bookshop for an hour on Sunday June 26th for an exploration of the world of books and reading. What do they do? Their events explore diverse and cutting-edge technologies, the latest ideas and debates, conductive ink, paper technology, storytelling and educational apps, […]

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