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9 Scottish Schools Receive Free Author Residencies

Schools to receive fully-funded author residencies announced

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Bookbug Picture Book Prize shortlist announced

The shortlist for the 2019 Bookbug Picture Book Prize has been announced

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Scotland’s top teacher or librarian sought for National Award

Nominations open today for Scottish Book Trust’s Learning Professional Award 2019

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2019 Scottish Teenage Book Prize shortlist announced

The search is on for the nation’s favourite teen book

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£40,000 Funding Announced for Glasgow Reading Buddies

£40,000 has been awarded to encourage reading for pleasure in Glasgow primary schools.

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Bookbug Sessions Launch in Glasgow

Bookbug Sessions have begun in libraries across Glasgow in partnership with Glasgow Life, following a family event at Library at The Bridge, Easterhouse on Sunday (29 July). The Bookbug Sessions, part of Scottish Book Trust’s early years programme, are inclusive and welcoming, free, fun-filled...

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Writers aged over 40 invited to apply for national award

Scottish Book Trust has announced that the Next Chapter Award 2019 , to support a talented yet unpublished writer over the age of 40, has opened for applications. The Next Chapter Award supports an emerging writer for whom finding time and space to write has proved especially challenging...

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Top Authors Thrill Pupils at Free Glasgow Event

Top children’s authors and illustrators thrilled 2000 Scottish pupils at a celebration event in Glasgow yesterday.

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Read, Write, Count Gift Packs Announced

Bags include new content for 2018

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2018 Robert Louis Stevenson Writing Fellows Announced

Four Writers Awarded a Month-Long Residency in France

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