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18 September 2021

Scottish Books Long Weekend

10 June 2021

When: Thursday 10 to Sunday 13 June 2021

Where: Online (YouTube)

Tickets: Free. 

 

The Scottish Books Long Weekend is a celebration of Scotland's rich and diverse writing and publishing landscape.

From Thursday 10 June to Sunday 13 June 2021, BooksfromScotland and Publishing Scotland bring you a bounty of book events. For more information, visit BooksfromScotland.com.

Watch later or watch again! All events in The Scottish Books Long Weekend were recorded and are available on the Publishing Scotland YouTube channel until 1 August 2021

 

THURSDAY 10 JUNE

  • First Love: In Conversation with Estelle Maskame / Chaired by Edi Stark - Thursday 10 Jun 7:30 PM - 8:30 PM. 

FRIDAY 11 JUNE

  • What Next For Scotland at Home and Abroad? Talking Politics with Malcom Combe, Annie Tindley, Stephen Gethins & Angie Zelter - Friday 11 June 11:30 AM to 12:30 PM. 
  • The Wild, Wild West: Talking Crime Fiction with Diarmid McArthur, Leela Soma & Robbie Morrison - Friday 11 June 1:30 PM to 2:30 PM. 
  • School Daze: Talking Teenage Kicks with Ely Percy & Kirkland Ciccone Morrison - Friday 11 June 3:30 PM to 4:30 PM. 
  • Beauty, Borders, Belonging: In Conversation with Kei Miller and Bashabi Fraser - Friday 11 June 7:30 PM to 8:30 PM. 

SATURDAY 12 JUNE

  • The Fairy Song: Storytelling with Janis Mackay - Saturday 12 June 10:00 AM to 10:30 AM. 
  • Learning Through Lockdown: The Impact of Coronavirus on Education in Scotland - Saturday 12 June 11:30 AM to 12:30 PM. 
  • So You Want to Get Into Publishing? Roles Demystified with Kay Farrell, Leah McDowall, Ceris Jones, Kirstin Lamb - Saturday 12 June 1:30 PM to 2:30 PM. 
  • Catastrophe, Conspiracy and Community: Talking Survival with Ewan Morrison and Donald S. Murray - Saturday 12 June 3:30 PM to 4:30 PM. 
  • The Legacy of Slavery: Alex Renton in Conversation with Lisa Williams - Saturday 12 June 7:30 PM to 8:30 PM. 

SUNDAY 13 JUNE

  • Illustration Workshop with Writer and Illustrator Kate Milner - Sunday 13 June 11:00 AM to 11:30 AM. 
  • The Past is Another Country: Talking Historical Fiction with Iain F Macleod, Calum L Macleod and Graham Cooper - Sunday 13 June 1:30 PM to 2:30 PM. 
  • Edinburgh's Underworlds: Talking Gothic and Crime with Fiona Erskine, T. L Huchu and Kaite Welsh - Sunday 13 June 3:30 PM to 4:30 PM. 
  • Case Study: In conversation with Graeme Macrae Burnet - Sunday 13 June 7:30 PM to 8:30 PM.