2016 Programme

Scot Lit Fest, 24-26th June 2016

Miss our first virtual festival celebrating Scottish literature? Relive every Twitter chat, Q&A, livestream and email from the weekend below.

ScotLitFestFriday 24th June
12pm: Scot Lit Fest & The Saltire Society (Email)
3pm: Michel Faber on his career with Canongate (Youtube)
4pm: Diana Gabaldon: A Journey Through Time and Scotland (Twitter)
All day: Instagram takeovers (Instagram)

Saturday 25th June
10am: Podcasts, short stories, illustrations and more (Email)
11am: Helen McClory and Kirsty Logan in conversation (Livestream)
12pm: #fèislitalba: Alison Lang and Padraig MacAaoidh (Twitter)
1pm: Lit Mag Forum with Gutter, Scottish Review of Books, Causeway/Cabhsair (Twitter)
2pm: Trumpet Book Club with Juno Dawson (Twitter)
3pm: Kevin Williamson & Gillian Robertson vs Amazon (Livestream)
4pm: A.L. Kennedy, from Dundee to Gallifrey (Twitter)
5pm: History and Mystery with Sara Sheridan and Kaite Welsh (Twitter)
6pm: An Hour of Music with Vic Galloway and James Yorkston (Podcast)
7pm: Living With Words: A Documentary on William McIlvanney (Vimeo and free download)
All day: Instagram takeovers (Instagram)

Sunday 26th June
10am: Libraries with Gavin Francis, writing tips, and more (Email)
11am: Writer Salon: Q&A with Zoë Strachan and Jenny Brown (Facebook)
11am: On the Isles with Malachy Tallack, Amy Liptrot and Kevin MacNeil (Twitter)
12pm: #SLFcrime: A Collaborative Crime Creation (Twitter)
12pm: #fèislitalba: The Gaelic Revival with Tim Armstrong and Meg Bateman (Google Hangouts)
1pm: Long Live Libraries with Val McDermid and Orkney Library (Twitter)
2pm: Debut Showcase: An intro to Mary Paulson-Ellis, Martin Stewart and Helen Sedgwick (Twitter)
3pm: Electric Bookshop: past, present and future of reading (Twitter)
4pm: Communities in YA with Kirkland Ciccone, Non Pratt and Mariam Khan (Twitter)
5pm: The Poems That Changed My Life with Claire Askew, Ryan Van Winkle and Theresa Munoz (Twitter)
6pm: An evening with Janice Galloway (Youtube)
7pm: Book Festival natter with StAnza Poetry and Literary Dundee (Twitter)
All day: Instagram takeovers (Instagram)

saltire-logoScotLitFest is part of #Saltire80, and supported by Creative Scotland.