Sponsors sought for Book Week

The dates have been announced for Kirkcudbright Book Week 2023, which is making a welcome return after twice being cancelled due to the covid outbreak – and now the organisers are seeking sponsors. The week, which will take place between Monday February 27 and Saturday March 4, 2023, is designed to celebrate the developing literaryContinue reading “Sponsors sought for Book Week”

Book Week 2023 dates announced

The dates have been announced for Kirkcudbright Book Week 2023, which is making a welcome return after twice being cancelled due to the covid outbreak. The week, which will take place between Monday February 27 and Saturday March 4, 2023, is designed to celebrate the developing literary scene in Kirkcudbright and the wider Dumfries andContinue reading “Book Week 2023 dates announced”

Poetry collection is published

Kirkcudbright author Anne Micklethwaite, a member of the town’s Gallery Writers group,  has published a collection of poetry. A Cup of  Tea and a Poem reflects the way that Anne’s work often echoes the legendary Japanese female poets who identified with the cycles of nature in order to deal with loss. This is clearly shownContinue reading “Poetry collection is published”

Book Week 2022 cancelled

Kirkcudbright Book Week Society has reluctantly decided that, given the current uncertainty surrounding the Omicron covid variant, Book Week will  not go ahead in the first week of March. We appreciate that this will be a disappointment to many people, a disappointment we share, but we do not feel it would be wise to proceedContinue reading “Book Week 2022 cancelled”

Book week decision delayed

Kirkcudbright Book Week Society has decided, given the current uncertainty surrounding the new covid variant, to decide in January if the 2022 book week will go ahead as planned in early March. The society had planned to take the decision on December 14 but does not feel that the situation will be clear enough byContinue reading “Book week decision delayed”