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Marjorie Lotfi Gill credit Heshani Sothiraj Eddleston

Inaugural Ignite Fellowship awardees announced

Annie George and Marjorie Lotfi Gill announced as the inaugural Ignite Fellowship awardees.

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Children with Scottish Friendly Children's Book Tour bags

Scottish Book Trust celebrates success of 20-year collaboration with Scottish Friendly

Thousands of pupils benefit from access to authors in 2018 anniversary tours

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Author Darren McGarvey

Poverty Safari tops vote of most rebellious reads of the 21st Century

Readers pick Darren McGarvey’s best-selling memoir in Scottish Book Trust vote

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Nicola Sturgeon reading The Takeover by Muriel Spark

Muriel Spark books for every library

Donation made as part of the author's centenary celebrations.

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MSPs holding Rebel book

Scottish Parliament celebrates Book Week Scotland

MSP will gift Rebel books at Scottish Parliament

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Bookbug and children in a classroom

Almost half a million books gifted to Primary 1 to 3 pupils for Book Week Scotland

Every pupil currently in Primary 1 to 3 in Scotland will receive amazing books as part of the annual celebrations.

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Book Week Scotland joins forces with Waterstones

First Minister and Maggie O’Farrell recommend rebellious reads

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Joanne Harris and Blue Salt Road book cover

Bestselling author to visit Callander school for Book Week Scotland

McLaren High school to host Chocolat author Joanne Harris

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Beerjacket

Fife library challenges conventions with music, beer and banned books night

Cupar Library to host alt-folk musician Beerjacket for unique event

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Sam Coniffe Allende and Akala

Best-selling rebel writers engage with Edinburgh communities for Book Week Scotland

Akala and Sam Coniffe Allende to take part in unique community events

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