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Literature and Publishing

Defying expectation: 404 Ink

We speak to Laura Jones and Heather McDaid, founders of new, alternative, independent publisher 404 Ink ahead of the publication of their debut book Nasty Women.

Scots' favourite type of fiction unconvered as Book Week Scotland 2016 begins

On the first day of Book Week Scotland 2016 (Monday 21 November), Scottish Book Trust has shone a spotlight on the reading habits of the nation, revealing the single most popular type of fiction in Scotland...

Talking About Lobsters

The latest collection of contemporary literature from the Association for Scottish Literary Studies is out now.

Graeme Macrae Burnet on the Man Booker Prize

We speak to the Scottish author longlisted for the prestigious literary prize for his second novel 'His Bloody Project'.

The Making of... Arrivals and Sailings

We find out more about the recently published Arrivals and Sailings: The Making of George Wyllie from co-authors Louise Wyllie, eldest daughter of the artist, and arts journalist Jan Patience.

A place where time stands still

Author Sandra Ireland tells us about her year-long creative residency at Barry Mill in Angus.

Creative Scotland's support for literature, languages and publishing

In 2015-16 we awarded more than £4m to writers, poets, book festivals, storytellers, publishers and literary organisations to support their work in Scotland and internationally.

Edinburgh City of Literature’s Way with Words

We find out more about Edinburgh City of Literature's captivating Words on the Street campaign.

A Gab wi Michael Pedersen

The Scottish poet, playwright, pontificator and Neu! Reekie! Co-Founder Michael Pedersen on the collective's new short film Anywhere But the Cities, sequel poetry anthology #UntitledTwo and more.

We speak to Amy Liptrot

The Outrun author on her writing process, the unique inspiration of Orkney and future plans.