Nine Publishing Scotland fellows have been chosen to participate in the program near the end of August.
Scotland’s Highland Book Prize Names Its Shortlist
With a £2,000 purse for the winner, four shortlistees are named by the regionally specific Highland Book Prize.
Scotland’s Robert Burns Night: James Cosmo Reads ‘To a Mouse’
In honor of Robert Burns Night 2023, actor James Cosmo is working with Visit Scotland to promote Scottish literature.
Scotland’s New £30,000 SLIC Fund Backs ‘Pioneering Library Projects’
Stressing its search for innovative projects in higher education and specialist installations, Scotland’s new SLIC fund is open for proposals.
Douglas Stuart’s ‘Young Mungo’ Is on Scotland’s Highland Book Prize Longlist
The Booker Prize winner for ‘Shuggie Bain,’ Douglas Stuart, is on the new Highland Book Prize longlist of fiction, nonfiction, and poetry.
Scotland’s National Book Awards: The 2022 Shortlists
For more than 80 years, the Saltire Society and its awards have ‘inspired culture and provoked responsible debate.’
Publishing Scotland Opens Translation Fund for International Publishers
Publishing Scotland has opened a new round of funding to support the translation of Scottish literature into other languages. The deadline is January 23.
Frankfurt Fellow: Helena Gonda ‘Getting Under the Skin of Stories’ at Scotland’s Canongate
Canongate’s Helena Gonda specializes in acquiring narrative nonfiction that might ‘help us understand ourselves or the world.’
Scotland’s Highland Book Prize Goes to Jen Hadfield’s ‘The Stone Age’
‘Our neurodiversity is a gift,’ as Pan Mac/Picador’s commentary about Jen Hadfield’s ‘The Stone Age’ positions her ‘visionary panpsychism.’
Visit Scotland Features’ ‘Braw Beginnings’; Publishing Scotland Opens Applications
Publishing Scotland will award ‘Go-Digital’ and translation-rights grants in their current rounds with August deadlines.