To celebrate the 39th year of The Scottish Book Awards, hosted by Creative Scotland, I will be hosting a giveaway!
In the month of July, you will be given the chance to win all of the four titles shortlisted for this years award. Each of which exemplify Scottish literary excellence:
- Leila Aboulela, Lyrics Alley (fiction)
- Jackie Kay, Red Dust Road (non-fiction)
- Stewart Conn, The Breakfast Room (poetry)
- Sue Peebles, The Death of Lomond Freil (first book)
The winner of the The Scottish Book Awards will have their book named Scottish Book of the Year, and the author will win a whopping £25,000. What’s more, for the first time in the history of the awards, you will be responsible for choosing a winner. The public vote will commence on the 16 May and end on 31 July 2011. So get voting here!!
‘This is a fantastic selection of books. Our aim is to encourage people to read, discuss and get involved with the shortlisted books. By including a public vote, we hope that people will feel inspired to read writers and books that are new to them.’ – Venu Dhupa, Director of Creative Development at Creative Scotland.
In the coming few weeks I will be reviewing each of the shortlisted titles. To be in with a chance of winning this superb collection of books, suscribe to Little Interpretations (if you havn’t already done so!) and be sure to leave a comment on one of the featured reviews (look for the logo at the top!) OR look out for a special tweet on Tuesday 12th July and reteet to enter.
You will then be entered into the draw, where your name will be ceremoniously (drum rolls et al) picked from a hat on Wednesday, 13th July (12pm, UK time).
Featured reviews (more to follow):
Following on from the success of World Book Night giveaway, I am happy to post worldwide.
Join me in celebrating Scottish literature!