Literature Alliance Scotland (LAS) is a membership organisation committed to advancing the interests of Scotland’s literature and languages at home and abroad.
As Scotland’s largest literary network, we bring together writers, publishers, educators, librarians, literature organisations and national cultural bodies, to create a strong, trusted collective voice for literature and languages, which are celebrated locally, nationally and internationally.
Stay entertained and inspired at home with our growing list of online literature resources
Find out more about our key activities:
- Next Level career development Programme – meet our first awardee – Nyla Ahmad
- Advocacy. Round 2 is POSTPONED.
- Literature Talks – read our latest commission: There are Three Suns in the Sky by Jenni Fagan
- Writers’ Advisory Group. The Summer meeting will be held online.
- Professional Development
- LAS Members’ Meetings– our May meeting is POSTPONED
- Sector Away Day – Turning the Next Page: Future-Proofing Our Sector – Read the notes
The next Wigtown Book Festival will take place online, organisers announced on 15 May. Maintaining its pre-announced dates (25 Sept – 4 Oct), the 2020…
At the request of the shortlisted authors, all four books were collectively awarded the 2019 Highland Book Prize “as a celebration of life, literature and…
Congratulations to children’s writer Maisie Chan who has been appointed as the 2020 Dr Gavin Wallace Fellow. She will undertake her Fellowship in partnership with Moat Brae,…