Straight from my inbox to you, enjoy! Spring has arrived in Wigtown! We’ve got a busy springtime ahead with a variety of events taking place in the coming months. We’ve got interpretive dance for children, the Spring Book Weekend with … Continue reading Literature Ambassador: News from Wigtown
Writer Opps Wednesday’s Pah Dah…! Scotland’s International Poetry Prize, open to all Based in Scotland’s National Book Town, for over a decade Wigtown Poetry Competition has become one of the UK’s best established writing prizes and a launchpad for many … Continue reading Literature Ambassador: 2019 Writer Opps #10
Writer Opps Wednesday has been abducted by aliens… Header image: Carl Jung Psychology Site Continue reading Literature Ambassador: 2019 Reader Opps
With three hours till my first event I expected to get to Wigtown in plenty of time for a leisurely lunch and maybe even get in a little bookshop browsing before kick off; it is, after all, only seventy five … Continue reading Wigtown Odyssey
With only one week to go before the start of the 20th Wigtown Book Festival I still haven’t come to a decision about which day to go. It’s a good two hour drive to Wigtown from here, and I can’t … Continue reading News from Wigtown: One Week to Go!
I’ve already said this, and I don’t think it can be said too often: the Wigtown Book Festival is twenty years old this year, and it’s set to be a tremendous event. The team have worked their little cottons right … Continue reading News from Wigtown: Two Weeks to Go!
The Wigtown Book Festival is 20 years old this year, and will run from 21-30 September 2018. There’s still time to book tickets! Continue reading News From Wigtown: 20 Years!
Enter Scotland’s international poetry competition Wigtown’s annual Poetry Competition, run in conjunction with the Saltire Society, Scottish Poetry Library and The Gaelic Books Council, launched this week. Poets are invited to enter under three categories: Main Prize; Scottish Gaelic Prize; … Continue reading News from Wigtown: Poetry Competition
Two days to go till the Wigtown Book Festival begins; here’s some more from the festival team about what’s going on this year, and it looks fab. Tickets are selling fast, out in some cases, so if something takes your … Continue reading Literature Ambassador: Countdown to Wigtown
I first saw Stuart A. Paterson at a Southlight launch about 3 or 4 years ago. He had just returned to Scotland after a long stint working away in Manchester, so I didn’t know he existed until he took to … Continue reading Literature Ambassador: Poetic News