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 with our expanding list of online literature resources
Find out more about our key activities:
- Next Level career development Programme
- Literature Talks – Read our latest commission – How Are You Sleeping? By Hannah Lavery
- Writers’ Advisory Group – meetings held digitally
- Professional Development
- LAS Members’ Meetings – being held digitally
- Sector Away Day 2020 – info coming soon
Congratulations to Douglas Stuart whose debut novel, Shuggie Bain, (Picador, UK) was awarded the Booker Prize for Fiction at the virtual ceremony on Thursday 19 November…
Prize organisers are delighted to announce that 13 diverse titles have been selected for the Highland’s only annual book prize. The Highland Book Prize was…
We’re excited to launch our latest Literature Talks commission today – an intense and thought-provoking reflection on wellbeing in these challenging times by award-winning poet,…