A collective voice for literature and languages in Scotland

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.

Find out more about our key activities:



Covid-19 (Coronavirus) Impact Survey

Arts organisations and individuals in Scotland’s arts, screen, heritage & creative industries are being asked to share how Covid-19 (Coronavirus) is impacting them through an…

There are Three Suns in the Sky by Jenni Fagan

We’re delighted to launch our third #LiteratureTalks commission today – a philosophical piece on the climate emergency by award-winning Scottish poet and critically acclaimed novelist Jenni…