Book Week Scotland 2020 Events
6 November 2020
Book Week Scotland is an annual
celebration of books and reading that takes place across the
country. Book Week Scotland 2020 will run from 16 to 22 November
and is supported by Creative Scotland and SLIC.
This year, Publishing Scotland is teaming with the Stay-at-Home! Literary Festival to
bring you six fantastic online events - 3 live and 3 pre-recorded -
that offers something for every reader!
You'll find all the featured books conveniently
gathered on the Book Week Scotland shelves of the Edinburgh International Book Festival's online
You can find recordings of our events on
our YouTube channel.
Our live events were:
Rebel Ladies, Fabulous Fiction - Tuesday 17 November,
Author Sara Sheridan will be chairing a conversation with four
brilliant authors - Juliet Conlin, Lesley Glaister, Ajay Close and
Olga Wojtas - on their latest novels starring rebellious,
Growing Pains: Against the Odds in Childrens and YA
Fiction - Thursday 19 November, 6pm
Author CJ Cooke will chair a conversation with up-and-coming
writers - Akemi Dawn Bowman, Laura Guthrie, Emily Ilett, Ross
Sayers and Victoria Williamson - of childrens' and YA
You can BOOK YOUR PLACE at Ticket Tailor here. Please note
registration will close at 5.30pm, half an hour
before the event starts.
Bibliotherapy Session with Barrington Stoke - Friday 20
The team at Barrington Stoke will offer book recommendations for
the reluctant reader in your house. All slots have now been
Our films on YouTube
We will also be premiering fantastic pre-recorded films on the
Publishing Scotland YouTube channel
throughout the week. Look out for:
A One Button Benny Reading and Singalong
Session with Alan Windram, premiering on Monday 16
November at midday.
A Showcase of New Scottish Crime Writing with 5
brilliant authors: Andrew James Greig, Diarmid Macarthur, Alan
Parks, Leela Soma and Douglas Watt, premiering on Wednesday 18
November at midday.
A Family Writing and Illustration workshop with
Corrinna Campbell, author of The Girl Who Stole the Stars, premiering
on Saturday 21 November at midday.