Authors attending launch of Bloody Scotland
What is Bloody Scotland? Well, it’s an exciting new project to bring together the best of Scottish crime writing and crime writers in a new festival planned for next year. The venue is
Stirling, and the dates are 14th to 16th September 2012.
How did it all come about? Alex Gray and
So, out of that conversation Bloody Scotland took root as more than an idea. Therefore it can be said that the festival is the inspiration of crime writers
After that initial start a committee was set up and has been beavering away to make Bloody Scotland a reality. The launch on Friday was the first step towards publication of the information and to hail the Bloody Scotland Festival in
The festival has the support of Stirling Council, Creative Scotland,
Ian Rankin said “Scottish crime writing continues to fire on all cylinders, and talented new voices keep appearing. Bloody
Robert Ruthven, Information, Libraries & Archives Service manager commented, “It is a great compliment to the continuing success of Off the Page Stirling Book Festival that the organisers of Bloody Scotland have chosen
Emma Turnbull at Creative Scotland says “Bloody Scotland will be a welcome addition to the host of vibrant and diverse literature festivals we support across
Full programme details of the debut festival will be launched in late spring 2012.
For more information contact 0797 1099402
So, put the date in your diary and remember to look out for the submission information in the spring. And I’ll see you there.