Tag: the saltire society

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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Five unmissable Saltire Society pamphlets.

We’ve been exploring many elements of the Scottish literary climate, from festivals to authors inspired by our lands. As an initiative run by the Saltire Society as part of their 80th anniversary celebrations, we decided to look into their pamphlets by way of an introduction to newcomers as to one element of what the society […]

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Five women you didn’t know were nominated for Saltire’s First Book Award!

As #ScotLitFest is presented by the Saltire Society as part of their 80th celebrations, we thought we’d dig into their history for International Women’s Day 2016. Having supported Scottish literature for decades, they have pinpointed many, many successful authors in their very early days, so let’s have a look back at just a few. Janice […]

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