Events

Authors Live (Scotland)

165,000 young people watched Authors Live in 2015/16 – our series of world-class author events produced in partnership with BBC Scotland Learning and broadcast live online. Authors featured have included Michael Morpurgo, Children’s Laureate Chris Riddell, Malorie Blackman, Patrick Ness Read More …

Book Week Scotland

Book Week Scotland is a week-long celebration of books and reading that takes place in every community in Scotland in November each year. During Book Week, people of all ages and walks of life come together in libraries, schools, community Read More …

Book World Prague (Czech Republic)

An international book fair and literary festival The festival of the Czech book world comes every May, giving the public the chance to see and buy a wide selection of books from most Czech publishers. They can also meet authors, Read More …

Live Literature (Scotland)

Live Literature brings books to life and inspires readers through live events with professional writers in communities across Scotland. We give more than 700 writers, poets, playwrights, storytellers, illustrators, graphic novelists and cartoonists the opportunity to meet wider audiences and to Read More …

Reading Week – Semana da Leitura (Portugal)

Reading Week  celebrates  reading and the reader. Each year, in March, different kinds of creative events take place all over the country. During a week  schools, public and private entities are  invited to promote activities to celebrate reading as a Read More …

Writers Go to School (Czech Republic)

The Writers Go to School project organises meetings with writers and authors’ readings at selected schools. The project’s principal aim is to address children during their compulsory schooling, when it is possible to engage the interest not only of children Read More …