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Pupils at Northfield School and Sports College using poetry stones as starting points for writing

Canadian Poet Brings Migrant Experiences to Teesside Pupils

Poet Theresa Munoz visited 10 secondary schools in Teesside in July 2017 as part of the Scottish Friendly Children’s Book Tour.

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Canadian Poet Bringing Migrant Experiences to Teesside Pupils

Theresa Munoz will visit secondary schools in Teeside between 3 and 7 July

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Success for StoryCon Return

The second creative writing conference for teens took place in Glasgow

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Mairi Hedderwick Honoured at Scottish Book Trust Awards

Scottish Book Trust is pleased to announce the winners of our first ever Scottish Book Trust Awards, recognising those who have an inspiring impact on young readers in Scotland

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2017 Robert Louis Stevenson Writing Fellows Announced

2017 Robert Louis Stevenson Writing Fellows Announced

Scottish Book Trust is delighted to announce that the four Robert Louis Stevenson Fellowships for 2017 have been awarded to Liz Lochhead, Nalini Paul, David Bishop and David Manderson.

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Boost Babies’ Wellbeing With Laughter

Boost Babies’ Wellbeing With Laughter

Charity’s call for focus on mental health comes at start of Bookbug Week

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Scottish Book Trust Announces New Mentoring Programme Intake

Scottish Book Trust Announces New Mentoring Programme Intake

Scottish Book Trust is delighted to announce the names of the four published writers who will receive intensive support with their current project from a dedicated and experienced mentor.

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Scotland's Literacy Charity Celebrates £25K Boost from Better World Books

Scottish Book Trust is delighted to announce that Better World Books’ ongoing support has reached a massive milestone of £25,000 to support its life changing reading and writing programmes. Better World Books Ltd, a for-profit socially minded company based in Dunfermline, collect second hand books...

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New Writing Campaign to Dish Out Nourishing Stories

Embargoed until 00:01 on 29 th March New Writing Campaign to Dish Out Nourishing Stories Scottish Book Trust has launched an exciting new writing project to encourage people to share their true stories of life and food, with a selection of the best submissions to be published in an e-book. The...

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Seven Teenagers Chosen to Shape Youth Writing Conference

For Immediate Release Seven Teenagers Chosen to Shape Youth Writing Conference Scottish Book Trust has today (Friday March 24) announced the names of the seven teenage writers and illustrators who have been recruited to steer the nationwide What’s Your Story ? programme aimed at helping to increase...

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