Poet Michael Pedersen

The Songs of my Writing Life: Michael Pedersen

We invited Scottish poet and Neu! Reekie! co-chief Michael Pedersen to create a playlist of the songs that have most influenced his writing.

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Love Heart on Open Book

5 Books to Nourish an Anxious Soul

Acclaimed children's author Annabel Pitcher takes us through some of her favourite books to help cure an anxious mind.

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Catriona Child, author

The Songs of my Writing Life: Catriona Child

Trackman and Swim Until you Can't See Land author Catriona Child shares her playlist of the songs that inspired her as a writer.

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Why Libraries Matter to Scotland's Communities

Guest author, Sean McNamara, discusses some of the reasons why libraries continue to remain so important to communities across Scotland.

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Judy Murray author of Knowing the Score

The Reading Life of Judy Murray

Ahead of her three appearances during Book Week Scotland 2017, we caught up with Judy Murray OBE to talk about her favourite books, and Andy and Jamie's favourite books as children.

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Michael Foreman on illustrating A Child's Garden of Verses

We're celebrating Robert Louis Stevenson Week by giving away some beautiful copies of A Child's Garden of Verses, illustrated by the legendary Michael Foreman. In this blog post, Michael talks about illustrating the book and which poems mean the most to him. Don't forget to enter our competition at the bottom of the post!

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Chris Hoy reading from his book

Sir Chris Hoy on His Reading Life

We interviewed cyclist, author and hero to many Sir Chris Hoy about his reading habits as a child, teenager, adult and dad. Enjoy Chris' candid answers for Book Week Scotland:

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Radio One's Gemma Cairney

Enter Our Gemma Cairney Book Giveaway!

Find out more about DJ and author Gemma Cairney, her author tour during this year's Book Week Scotland and how you can win a brand new copy of her debut book.

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Chance the Rapper was inspired by Peter Pan

40 of the Best Songs Inspired by Books

Find out the stories behind the 40 songs inspired by books that make up our Book Week Scotland 2017 shortlist.

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November: A Month in Books

Need a new book to get you through the November darkness? Have a look at our list of some of this month's best new book releases.

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