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Mairi Kidd celebrates inspirational Scots with Black & White deal

Black & White Publishing has acquired two books about inspirational people from Scotland by Mairi Kidd, head of literature, languages and publishing at Creative Scotland. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-15 23:10:10 UTC ]
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John Young wins Scottish Teenage Book Prize 2019

John Young’s Farewell Tour of a Terminal Optimist (Kelpies Edge) is the winner of this year’s £3,000 Scottish Teenage Book Prize, an award run by Scottish Book Trust and supported by Creative Scotland. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-02-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Fagan selected as 2019 Dr Gavin Wallace Fellow

Scotland-based writer Jenni Fagan has been selected as the 2019 Dr Gavin Wallace Fellow, supported by the National Lottery through Creative Scotland. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-02-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Trade cheers as Sturgeon oversees arts funding boost

Scottish authors, booksellers and publishers have reacted with jubilation following news that Creative Scotland and other arts bodies are to receive more funding from the Scottish Government in 2018. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-01-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Society of Authors Scotland to host writing event with Creative Scotland funding

The Society of Authors in Scotland has been awarded a grant in the latest round of funding from Creative Scotland to host ScotsWrite, a three-day event for authors in Glasgow. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-04-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Creative Scotland 'will not pass on government funding cut'

The board of Scottish arts development body Creative Scotland has said it will not pass on the 3.6% funding cut planned by Scottish government for 2016/17 to its regularly funded organisations. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-12-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Creative Scotland's budget to fall 3.6%

The Scottish government's draft budget has revealed that Creative Scotland's funding will be reduced by 3.6% to £32.2m in the financial year 2016/17. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-12-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Scottish Book Trust launches young writers programme

Reading charity Scottish Book Trust today launched What’s Your Story?, a new programme to increase opportunities for young writers in Scotland. Funded by Time to Shine, Creative Scotland’s arts strategy for young people, the programme will connect young writers using writer groups, workshops,... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-08-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'Drastic action needed' to help Scottish writers

Author Janice Galloway has called on Creative Scotland to “to do something drastic” to stop the nation’s writers from struggling.   According to the Scotsman,  Galloway, author of The Trick is to Keep Breathing (Vintage Classics), has warned that most of Scotland’s writers are being left to... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-08-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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MacDonald named first Scots Scriever

Hamish MacDonald has been appointed as the first Scots Scriever. The role, a two-year residency at the National Library of Scotland supported with funding from Creative Scotland, will involve producing original creative work in Scots, its variants and dialects, across any art-form, as well as... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-08-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Freight and Stanza win major Creative Scotland funds

Scottish publishers and book festivals are among the recipients of £2m of funding from Creative Scotland. The arts organisation has awarded grants of between £1,500 and £100,000 to 88 different artists and groups across Scotland, including Freight Books and the Borders Book Festival. Freight... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-06-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Creative industry traineeships in Scotland

Creative Scotland is providing £100,000 funding to support 10 full-time, year-long traineeships across the creative industries. The programme aims to support the employment prospects for people aged 20-30 who are interested in developing a career in the arts and culture industries. It will... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-03-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Book industry winners in Creative Scotland funding round

Glasgow Women’s Library and the Wigtown Book Festival are among the organisations receiving funding for the first time from Creative Scotland. The two groups join a number of other literature and publishing organisations awarded regular funding for the period covering April 2015 to March... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2014-10-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Crombie: Creative Scotland 'not perfect'

Sir Sandy Crombie, chairman of the board of Creative Scotland, has acknowledged that his... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2012-10-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bloody Scotland to host crime writing festival

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Mon, 19/09/2011 - 08:20 Scotland is to hold its first Crime Writing Festival next year, supported by Stirling Council, Creative Scotland and the University of Stirling, and working closely with Stirling's general literary festival, Off the Page.... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-09-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Kay wins Scottish Book of the Year award

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Fri, 26/08/2011 - 14:34 Jackie Kay has won the £30,000 Scottish Book of the Year award for her autobiography Red Dust Road (Picador). The award, which is run by Creative Scotland, was presented to Kay by Dame Jenni Murray today (26th August) at an... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-08-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishing Scotland launches development scheme for publishers

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Thu, 09/06/2011 - 15:17 Publishing Scotland has launched its Company Development Project, calling for applications from small- and medium-sized publishing companies. The initiative, hosted by Publishing Scotland and partly funded by Creative... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-06-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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