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Ten Teenagers Chosen to Shape Young Scots’ Literary Experience

Scottish Book Trust has today, Wednesday 9 December, announced the names of the ten teenagers who have been recruited to the What’s Your Story ? programme to help increase opportunities for young people to access and contribute to literary culture across Scotland. The group, who represent many...

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Diana Gabaldon

Top 3 Most Shareable Quotes from Books Revealed

Top 3 Most Shareable Quotes from Books Revealed As part of Book Week Scotland 2015 The top 3 most shareable quotes from books have today (26 th November) been announced by Scottish Book Trust, as part of Book Week Scotland 2015 . The poll attracted almost 1,000 votes, with people being asked to...

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All Businesses Should Appoint a Reading Ambassador Says Marc Lambert of Scottish Book Trust at the start of Book Week Scotland 2015

Hundreds of free events will take place across the country Top names such as Val McDermid, Michel Faber and A L Kennedy Over 300,000 free books will be given away The three most shareable quotes from a book will be revealed Celebrities and authors will reveal what has inspired them to be readers...

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Scottish Book Trust Appoints New Director of Programme

Amina Shah has today, 29 October, been announced as Scottish Book Trust’s new Director of Programme. The Director of Programme is a key post in the organisation. Working with the CEO as part of the Senior Management Team, Amina will help to shape the strategic direction of Scottish Book Trust as a...

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SCOTTISH CHILDREN’S BOOK AWARDS SHORTLIST ANNOUNCED

SCOTTISH CHILDREN’S BOOK AWARDS SHORTLIST ANNOUNCED #SCBA16 Animal stories dominate Bookbug category Diverse shortlist: from a book stealing rabbit, to wingwalking children and an aspiring Olympic runner All P1s to receive a copy of the three picture books during Book Week Scotland 2015 The...

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Groundbreaking Support Announced for Young Writers Across Scotland

Groundbreaking Support Announced for Young Writers Across Scotland Scottish Book Trust has today, Monday 24 th August, launched a pioneering programme of support which will increase opportunities for young writers across Scotland. What’s Your Story? is funded by Time to Shine , Creative Scotland’s...

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Support Announced for Published Writers Across Scotland

Support Announced for Published Writers Across Scotland Scottish Book Trust has announced a unique opportunity for four published writers who live and work in Scotland to receive intensive support with their current project. The successful applicants will be paired with a mentor, either a writer or...

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Scottish Book Trust Appoints Four Readers in Residence

News release – for immediate release Scottish Book Trust Appoints Four Readers in Residence Scottish Book Trust is delighted to announce that it has appointed four new Readers in Residence to work alongside East Lothian, West Lothian, Falkirk and Stirling library staff for nine months, to help...

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Martin Brown

Horrible Histories illustrator Martin Brown drawn to Shetland for School Events

Schoolchildren in Shetland are preparing to welcome illustrator Martin Brown this month as part of the Scottish Friendly Children’s Book Tour . Martin will share his top tips for drawing with over 600 pupils when he visits six schools on Shetland between 13 and 15 May. Martin grew up in Melbourne,...

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Martin Brown

Horrible Histories illustrator Martin Brown drawn to Orkney for School Events

Schoolchildren in Orkney are preparing to welcome illustrator Martin Brown this month as part of the Scottish Friendly Children’s Book Tour . Martin will share his top tips for drawing with over 600 pupils when he visits four schools in Orkney on 11 and 12 May, with schools from Eday and Shapsay...

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