Tag: scotlitfest

#scotlitfest exclusive: Dragon Games.

This week, Polygon have given us a sneak peek of Dragon Games by Jan-Philipp Sendker, which is published on September 22nd 2016. For more information on the book, visit their website and keep reading for the exclusive below! Hong Kong. American journalist Paul and his Chinese girlfriend – face a crisis. A troubling letter arrives from mainland China […]

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Full #SCOTLITFEST programme is here!

We are thoroughly excited to finally bring you the final programme of The Saltire Society’s inaugural virtual literary festival ScotLitFest! Here are some of the newly confirmed authors… Outlander author Diana Gabaldon will be joining us for a Twitter chat on the Friday about just how much Scotland has influenced her writing. (A fair amount […]

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Spotlight: ficsean Gàidhlig

Cò, càite, dè is carson. Tha sgrìobhadh agus foillseachadh sa Ghàidhlig beò is beothail san 21mh linn. Bidh taighean-foillseachaidh air a’ Ghaidhealtachd mar Acair, Clàr agus Sandstone Press a’ foillseachadh ficsean ùr agus tha sinn air ath-bheothachadh fhaicinn a thaobh rosg Gàidhlig sna 15 bliadhna a dh’fhalbh, air a bhrosnachadh le Comhairle nan Leabhraichean ann […]

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Five beautiful photo books of Scotland.

One of the many things Scotland does well is scenery. The hills, the lochs, the golden beaches, the castles, what more could you want? Of course, the views have been well documented across literature so here’s just five beautifully produced titles that attempt to capture what Scotland has to offer.   St Kilda: The Last […]

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More #scotlitfest authors announced!

It’s time for round 2 of our programme reveal! We have so many authors to announce that we’re just going to list them off in a rapid fire manner. Click on the names for more info on them and their event.  Vic Galloway, James Yorkston & Zoë Howe will be taking part in a podcast chatting […]

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Saltire Book of the Year nominees from the 1980s!

Today we’ve been rooting around the Saltire Society Literary Awards history and decided to have a look back at some names who were in contention for the Book of the Year award in the 1980s. The Saltire awards have celebrated many a writer over the years, and it’s a nice excuse (not that we need […]

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