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Things get better for Helen Lawrenson’s pamphlet, first previewed in our blog back in July 2011, and which has now been shortlisted for the prestigious Callum Macdonald Memorial Award 2012. A full launch of the pamphlet is being held on … Continue reading
The premiere of In a Sma Room will be held at Perth Concert Hall on Saturday, May 12th, at 7pm. Tickets are £10 (£8 concessions) with proceeds going to CHAS at Kinross. Other tour dates include St Andrews (Byre Theatre) … Continue reading
Everyone knows the Ring sculpture on the High Street, Perth’s best-loved piece of public art. But have you ever wondered what it means? The Ring was inspired by William Soutar’s famous poem Nae Day Sae Dark, but just how does … Continue reading
Giles Conisbee writes to invite contributions from his fellow writers: I’m keen to record Soutar House writers reading their own original material, for broadcast on Heartlandfm. (Heartlandfm has just taken over the licence for Perth Fm, as well as broadcasting … Continue reading
Congratulations to Kenneth Stephen who has won a Scottish Book Trust New Writer Award for 2010-11. Here’s a link to a Herald article profiling Kenneth and his co-winners.
The 2012 Soutar Prize was launched on 17th March at the North Inch Community Campus. This year’s competition is short-story based, max. 2,000 words, in English or Scots, and will be judged by Billy Kay. Prizes include an Arvon Writing … Continue reading
Soutar writer Paul Philippou and photographer Roben Antoniewicz have combined to launch a new book which takes the reader on a historical and geographical tour of Perth streets. 350 miles of pavement pounding, extensive local library research and composed shutter-clicking … Continue reading
Maurice Gartshore’s short Mother Icarus has been shorted in the Scott Prize run by Salt Publishing. He’s the only Scot left in the Scott, so congratulations and good luck in the final leg!
Wendy’s story Dodgy Pen Pals Dot Com appears on Dogcast 3 and is read by Muzzle herself.