A collective voice for literature and languages in Scotland

How Are You Sleeping? By Hannah Lavery

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, playwright and performer Hannah Lavery.

Read How Are You Sleeping? by Hannah Lavery.

Hannah joined Janice Forsyth on The Afternoon Show on BBC Radio Scotland on Mon 16 Nov to talk about writing the piece. It was featured as a show highlight and you can listen again here. (10mins)

Join the conversation on Twitter using #LiteratureTalks.

Literature Talks is a series of pieces commissioned by LAS, asking Scotland’s leading writers and literature producers to reflect on an aspect of Scotland’s literary landscape.



November 2, 2020

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 open survey from Culture Counts.

The collective voice of Scotland’s cultural sector will then use the responses to help communicate the needs of the sector to decision-makers in government and in parliament.

Fill in the survey using the link below and please do share amongst your networks.


Reponses will be reviewed once a week so you can make submit multiple responses as the situation changes.

The survey will be open until May 2020.

For information the Scottish Government webpage for Coronavirus updates is https://www.gov.scot/coronavirus-covid-19

March 16, 2020