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FAVOURITE SCOTTISH CHILDREN’S BOOKS OF 2016 REVEALED

FAVOURITE SCOTTISH CHILDREN’S BOOKS OF 2016 REVEALED as Winners of Scottish Children’s Book Awards 2016 Announced Simon Puttock, Ross MacKenzie and Danny Weston were today (2 March) announced as the winners of the 2016 Scottish Children’s Book Awards during a special ceremony at Glasgow’s Grand...

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Scottish Book Trust Announces 2016 /17 Bookbug Bag Books

Scottish Book Trust is pleased to announce the books chosen for the 2016/17 Bookbug Bags. The Bookbug programme is managed by Scottish Book Trust but run in partnership with libraries, health professionals and nurseries. The programme benefits from sponsorship from children’s publishers and central...

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Perth Writer Receives a 2016 New Writers Award

Perth Writer Receives a 2016 New Writers Award An aspiring writer from Perth has come one step closer to having her work published, after being named as the recipient of a Scottish Book Trust New Writers Award 2016 . Jen Cooper (29) is one of 11 recipients of the coveted award, run by Scottish Book...

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Three Glasgow Writers Receive a 2016 New Writers Award

Three Glasgow Writers Receive a 2016 New Writers Award Three Glasgow-based writers have come one step closer to having their work published, after being named as the recipients of a Scottish Book Trust New Writers Award 2016 . Iain Bain, Karyn Dougan and Karen Ashe are three of the 11 recipients of...

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Fife Writer Receives a 2016 New Writers Award

Fife Writer Receives a 2016 New Writers Award An aspiring writer from the East Neuk of Fife has come one step closer to having her work published, after being named as the recipient of a Scottish Book Trust New Writers Award 2016 . Victoria MacKenzie (36) is one of 11 recipients of the coveted...

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Six Edinburgh Writers Receive a 2016 New Writers Award

Six Edinburgh Writers Receive a 2016 New Writers Award Six Edinburgh-based writers have come one step closer to having their work published, after being named as the recipients of a Scottish Book Trust New Writers Award 2016 . Greg Whelan, Louise Peterkin, P.M. Freestone, Rachel Plummer, Robert...

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Scottish Book Trust Announces Recipients of New Writers Awards 2016

Scottish Book Trust Announces Recipients of New Writers Awards 2016 A book shop manager, two posties, a journalist and a library assistant are among the 11 recipients of this year’s Scottish Book Trust New Writers Awards . The New Writers Awards are managed by Scottish Book Trust in association...

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Two Edinburgh Teens Chosen for National Writing Project

Two teenagers from Edinburgh have been selectedby Scottish Book Trust to work on a project aimed at increasing opportunities for young people to access and contribute to literary culture across Scotland. Mikaela Carmichael (16) an aspiring Gaelic poet from Liberton, and Anni Cameron (17), an...

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Two Argyll and Bute Teens Chosen for National Writing Project

Two teenagers from Argyll and Bute have been selectedby Scottish Book Trust to work on a project aimed at increasing opportunities for young people to access and contribute to literary culture across Scotland. Scott Thomson (15), an aspiring short story writer from Tobermory, and Katie Luxmoore (15...

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Newport-on-Tay Teen Chosen for National Writing Project

A teenager from Fife has been selected by Scottish Book Trust to work on a project aimed at increasing opportunities for young people to access and contribute to literary culture across Scotland. Erin Morrissey Gillman (17), an aspiring poet from Newport-on-Tay, applied and was accepted to be one...

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