A collective voice for literature and languages in Scotland

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 Fagan.

You can read There are Three Suns in the Sky by Jenni Fagan now.

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.

Please join the conversation on Twitter using #LiteratureTalks and share using: http://bit.ly/JenniFagan

 

March 3, 2020

On A Lifetime of Ticking Boxes by Chitra Ramaswamy

We’re delighted to launch our second #LiteratureTalks commission today – an incredibly personal and powerful piece by award-winning journalist and author Chitra Ramaswamy.

The commission was launched at our Sector Away Day – Turning The Next Page: Future-Proofing our Sector at Malmaison Dundee where Chitra read her essay to a captivated audience of Scotland’s literature, languages and publishing community. You could hear a pin drop.

You can read On A Lifetime of Ticking Boxes by Chitra Ramaswamy now. Please join the conversation on Twitter using #LiteratureTalks and share using: http://bit.ly/ChitraRamaswamy

The piece was also published by The Guardian on Fri 11 October and was featured on Book Brunch’s ‘links of the day’ in their e-newsletter on Mon 14 Oct.

 

 

October 1, 2019