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Scottish Book Trust Searches for New Writing Talent

Scottish Book Trust has announced that applications for the New Writers Awards 2014 are now open, providing a unique opportunity for unpublished writers who live in Scotland to pursue their dreams of becoming published authors. The New Writers Awards are managed by Scottish Book Trust in...

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2013 Scottish Children's Book Awards - Shortlist Announced

Eclectic shortlist announced: from a mess-loving monster to an accidental time traveller and an angel with a terrible sense of direction. All P1 children to receive a free copy of each of the shortlisted books in the Bookbug category during Book Week Scotland. The Scottish Children’s Book Awards...

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Treasures launch photo by Rob McDougall

Book Week Scotland – the sequel

Scotland will host a second national celebration of reading in 2013, Culture Secretary Fiona Hyslop announced today

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Best Scottish Children's Books of 2012 Revealed as Winners of Scottish Children’s Book Awards 2012 Announced

John Fardell, Jonathan Meres and Barry Hutchison have been named as the winners of the 2012 SCOTTISH CHILDREN’S BOOK AWARDS, Scotland’s largest Children’s Book Prize which is voted for exclusively by children. The winners of the three age categories (who receive £3,000 each) were announced today...

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Scottish Book Trust Chooses 11 Winners of New Writers Awards 2012/13

Scottish Book Trust has unveiled the recipients of the New Writers Awards for 2013. There were more than 320 applicants and the winners are Graeme Burnett, Robert Currie, Brian Hamill, Sylvia Hehin, Lynsey May, Marion McCready, Lucy Ribchester, Catherine Simpson, Kathrine Sowerby, Samuel Tongue,...

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Book Sculpture Hunt has a happy ending

Morag Jones finds something to treasure on St. Andrew’s Day

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Tweet S for Sculpture

Retired Transport Manager Stephen Ryan finds the fourth book sculpture

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Diagnosis: Sculpture

A class of pupils from Eriskay Primary School discovers the third sculpture

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She thought na on the lang Scots miles

Stranraer student Jemma Dornan is driven to discover second Book Week Scotland sculpture

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Emma Lister inspects the sculpture

Sculpture she found

Glaswegian Emma Lister finds first Book Week Scotland sculpture

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