The literature of Scotland, a guide to websites; novelists and poets
The 20 Scottish books everyone should read. The Scotsman
Association for Scottish Literary Studies
Supporting the teaching, study, writing and reading of Scottish literature and language, past and present.
Scottish Writers By Name
A list of the Scottish authors, writers and poets featured on Books from Scotland. Interviews with Scottish authors about their books.
A list from Information and Libraries Scotland (SLAINTE)
Edinburgh’s oldest literary journal and released three times a year.
Scottish Arts Council
The Scottish Arts Council is actively involved in developing Scottish literature through its support for writers, writing and the publishing industry across Scotland.The SPL is one of three poetry libraries in the UK, but the only one to be independently constituted and housed. It is the only poetry house in the world to have an extensive lending library at its core.
The Scottish Poetry Library
The Scottish Poetry Library is a national resource and advocate for the art of poetry, and Scottish poetry in particular. They are committed to bringing the pleasures and benefits of poetry to as wide an audience as possible.
Biographical information on prominent Scottish writers.
A comprehensive guide to the history and linguistic characteristics of the Scots language.
Scottish Theatre Archive
This website aims to help preserve and promote interest in Scotland’s theatrical heritage. The Special Collections department, University of Glasgow
Famous Scottish writers *
Conan Doyle, Arthur
Kennedy, A. L.
A collection of audio recordings.
A time line of Muir’s life with links to several of his poems.
Scott, Sir Walter
Sir Walter Scott
Biography, with etexts and web links. Selected Poems of Sir Walter Scott.
Stevenson, Robert Louis
Robert Louis Stevenson Website
A website dedicated to Robert Louis Stevenson.