Book Week Scotland=2021.

book week scotlad 2021 logo15 – 21 November, 2021

Book Week Scotland is an annual celebration of books and reading in Scotland. People of all ages and walks of life come together in libraries, schools, community venues and workplaces to share and enjoy books and reading. During the week Scotland’s authors, poets, playwrights, storytellers and illustrators will be celebrated with a packed programme of events and projects. Supported by Creative Scotland and SLIC.

Due to ongoing uncertainty around COVID-19, Book Week Scotland 2021 will feature a blended programme of events and activities. Organisations can apply for funding to put on digital events, community activities or in-person events.

GWL – Walking Tour with Denise Mina

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15 November, 2021, 12.30 – 1.30 p.m. Part of Book Week Scotland 2021 This event is part of the 2021 Book Week Scotland Digital Festival. It is a pre-recorded film. Join Crime writer Denise Mina and Glasgow Women’s Library volunteer Melody House on this special, conversational tour of the Glasgow Garnethill area. Denise’s debut novel Garnethill was […]

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Book Week Scotland: Writing Trumpet with Jackie Kay

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17th November, 2021 Film Jackie Kay’s debut novel Trumpet was first released in 1988 and received high critical acclaim. It won the Guardian First Fiction prize, the Authors’ Club Best First Novel Award and a Lambda Literary Award. Inspired by the life of Billy Tipton, the novel explores the fallout left in the wake of the death […]

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Book Week Scotland – Built Upon the Rock SWC

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16 November,2021 – 7 p.m. until 9 p.m. Stephen Watt – Poet in Residence Dumbarton Football Club Centre for Contemporary Arts, 350 Sauchiehall Street, Glasgow G2 3JD Amongst his many other achievements, Stephen Watt has been  Dumbarton FC’s Poet-in-Residence since 2016.  This special Book Week Scotland Event by Scottish Writers Centre is supported by the […]

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