Blog Posts tagged: Book Week Scotland

Sara Sheridan: Generating Ideas

In 2019, we collected true stories on the theme of Blether. Watch this film with Sara Sheridan for tips on generating ideas for your story. The read Blether stories from across Scotland. 

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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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Book Week Scotland joins forces with Waterstones

First Minister and Maggie O’Farrell recommend rebellious reads

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Hands holding a jigsaw globe

How to edit Wikipedia like a rebel

Don’t just read Wikipedia – edit Wikipedia! A rebellious how-to by Delphine Dallison, Wikimedian in Residence at the Scottish Library and Information Council

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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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Marjolein Robertson

Comedian to teach stand-up in schools for Book Week Scotland

Shetland comedian Marjolein Robertson embarks on tour of rural schools

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Image from Here Comes Frankie!

Bookbug Detective: Getting involved in Book Week Scotland!

Looking for ways to get little ones involved in Book Week Scotland? Bookbug Detective is on hand to suggest a few ways to celebrate.

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