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:
- Next Level 2021 – Meet our Awardees Keira Brown & Heather McDaid
- Advocacy – Literary Freelancers! Make yourself heard in our survey. Closes 5 June.
- Literature Talks 2021: Read and listen to our first commission this year – Prìosanachd nan Còisir / The Choirs’ Imprisonment by Sandy NicDhòmhnaill Jones
- Writers’ Advisory Group
- Professional Development
- LAS Members’ Meetings – being held virtually on Zoom in 2021.
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