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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

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-...

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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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INAUGURAL SCOTTISH TEENAGE BOOK PRIZE WINNER REVEALED

INAUGURAL SCOTTISH TEENAGE BOOK PRIZE WINNER REVEALED #ScotTeenBookPrize Borders-based author Claire McFall has been named the winner of the very first Scottish Teenage Book Prize . Claire’s third novel, Black Cairn Point, garnered votes from young people (aged 12 – 16) across the country to beat...

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Scottish Book Trust Announces 2017/18 Bookbug Bag Books

Scottish Book Trust Announces 2017/18 Bookbug Bag Books Free images to use below Scottish Book Trust is pleased to announce the books chosen for the 2017/18 Bookbug Bags that are distributed free to every baby, toddler and 3-year-old in Scotland. Every year Bookbug gifts over one million books to...

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Scottish Book Trust Announces Next Chapter Award Recipient

8 th February 2017 For immediate release Scottish Book Trust Announces Next Chapter Award Recipient An aspiring author from Old Kilpatrick, West Dunbartonshire has been announced as the recipient of Scottish Book Trust’s Next Chapter Award 2017 , which is intended to support a talented yet...

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Scottish Book Trust Announces Recipients of New Writers Awards 2017

ALL INFORMATION ABOUT THE NEW WRITER AWARDEES CAN BE FOUND HERE . Two librarians, a social care worker, a prop maker and a retired English teacher are among the 10 recipients of this year’s Scottish Book Trust New Writers Awards . The New Writers Awards are managed by Scottish Book Trust in...

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