Book Week Scotland is a national celebration of reading that takes place annually. This year we have a fantastic line-up of events from author talks to poetry recital and creative writing workshops too.
Join Rebecca for a poetry workshop using published poetry to create your own personal piece.
Join Lydia Travers, local author of cosy crime novels The Scottish Ladies Detective Agency, Murder in the Scottish Hills and Mystery in the Highlands.
Lydia will be talking about her journey into writing and her exciting cosy crime series.
At Macduff library, as part of our Book Week Scotland programme, explore police and court records from the North East of Scotland with Katy from Aberdeen City and Aberdeenshire Archives.
This talk will cover wanted posters and other records from Grampian Police’s archives, and local police court cases from burghs around Aberdeenshire.
If you are you a budding writer join author Louise Welsh for our Book Week Scotland creative writing workshop at Inverurie Library. Louise is a Professor of Creative Writing at University of Glasgow and will have lots of hints, tips and advice to improve your writing skills.
Join crime writer, MJ (Michael) Elliott, author of 'The Wrong Man' series. Michael will also be talking about his journey into writing, the self publishing process, and his book series too.
Join poet, Alistair Lawrie, the recent winner of the prestigious McLellan Scots Poetry Prize and 2016 winner of the William Soutar Prize.
Alistair will be talking about his recently published debut poetry collection titled Caal Cries.
Join Louise Welsh, author of nine novels including The Cutting Room, The Plague Times Trilogy and The Second Cut for a talk and Q & A session.
Join Kelly Morrison, local author of The Deeside Way: a companion guide, who will be talking about her book and the places of interest you can enjoy along the 'Way.'