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Press releases

Find the latest news from Scottish Book Trust here. Press releases are listed by month, with the latest releases at the top of the page.

Young boy sitting at a table and reading books

November 2022

Cabinet Secretary for Education and Skills joins gifting event at primary school

Book Week Scotland shares stories from vibrant Scottish communities

October 2022

Book Week Scotland launches 2022 programme

September 2022

Nominations open for annual Bookbug Hero Award

August 2022

Scottish Friendly Children's Book Tour Visits Orkney and Shetland

June 2022

George Orwell novel to be published in Scots for first time

First Minister's Reading Challenge winners announced

May 2022

Edinburgh librarian wins Learning Professional Award

Scottish Book Trust reveals 75% of Scots are worried about dementia

All Aboard for Bookbug Week 2022!

Scottish Teenage Book Prize 2022 announced

April 2022

New Debut Lab to support Scottish authors

Scottish Book Trust opens search for real life stories

March 2022

Bookbug Hero praised for a decade of service

Dragon day at Stirling Castle with Cressida Cowell

Community Campfires project to spark new stories

January 2022

Caveman tale captivates children across Scotland

Scottish Book Trust Announces Recipients of New Writers Awards 2022

Rare book sculptures auction to spread joy of reading to all

December 2021

Writers take next step with Ignite Fellowship

November 2021

Book Week Scotland plots reading map

Cabinet Secretary for Education and Skills joins gifting at local school