A new sequence of poems inspired by our New Passages creative exchange programme from Glasgow-based poet Nalini Paul
A new sequence of poems inspired by our New Passages creative exchange programme from poet, novelist, translator and editor Sampurna Chattarji.
A new piece of writing by Sandip Roy, the award-winning Kolkata-based author of Don’t Let Him Know, and a contributor to NPR in the U.S. as well as the New York Times, the Guardian, BBC, the Telegraph and more. Part of New Passages.
A new short story from award-winning author Abir Mukherjee, inspired by his journey from Edinburgh to Stornoway to Kolkata, India, as part of our New Passages project, supported by the players of People’s Postcode Lottery.
Hear about a globetrotting adventureNew Passages, a project conducted in partnership with An Lanntair, Stornoway, and the Apeejay Kolkata Literary Festival, which enabled us to unite Scottish and Indian writers and take them on a round trip from Edinburgh to the Isle of Lewis and Kolkata, India, culminated in a special event at this year’s Book Festival. The four writers …
We held a series of events in Scotland’s Prisons this summer, expanding a programme which in 2017 led an attendee to say the experience made them ‘feel recognised as human beings’. Read on to find out more.
Yesterday we announced two exciting new events for the autumn. Jeff Kinney, author of the Diary of a Wimpy Kid series, and bestselling writer of The Essex Serprent, Sarah Perry, both come to Edinburgh in November.
Alongside some of the biggest names in global literature, sport and politics, we’re thrilled to bring the voices of Scotland’s New Towns to the stage as part of our ReimagiNation events at the Edinburgh International Book Festival.
Daniel Gray shares sights and stories from a day spent exploring West Lothian’s New Town by bus and speaking to fellow travellers.
Daniel Gray leads the final stage of our tour of Scotland’s New Towns. He’s been speaking to Livingston locals at various locations and events, finding out about life in the area. Here he reflects on the beginning of this process and meeting train passengers at the town’s two stations.
See photos and read all about our latest ReimagiNation festival in Fife’s New Town, Glenrothes.
Get a bird’s eye view of the history of Glenrothes and of the nation as author and presenter of Scotland from the Sky, James Crawford takes to the air…
Find out what the National Library of Scotland are bringing to Glenrothes as we celebrate 70 years of Scotland’s New Towns.
Join in with community conversations around Livingston over the coming weeks and make your voice heard on the last stage of our ReimagiNation tour of Scotland’s New Towns.
Check out these gorgeously illustrated activities based around some of Glenrothes’ notable public art, created by Edinburgh College of Art students with primary school pupils from Glenrothes.