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 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 2019 – Turning the Next Page: Future-Proofing Our Sector – Read the notes
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