News & Opinion

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TA committee election 2022

We were delighted to receive four nominations for the two vacancies to join the committee at the AGM on 3 November.


Reflections from Glenalmond

Impressions of the Society of Authors in Scotland's retreat in Glenalmond, from some of the attendees

Metjen, the earliest known writer

In August’s Society of Authors in Scotland blog, Bill Manley, takes us back over four thousand years to meet Metjen, the earliest known writer.


The Author magazine

"This Autumn issue celebrates the polyphony of Britain, and the vibrant writing and publishing cultures of Welsh and Scottish Gaelic in particular."

James McConnachie
Editor, Autumn 2022

With contributions from Hannah Berry, Aefleda Clackson, Sarah Cliff, Anna Davis, Menna Elfyn, Barry Falls, Antonia Fraser, Harry Josephine Giles, Jon Gower . Lucy Mangan . Donald S. Murray, Stella Nyanzi, Heather Parry, Woodrow Phoenix and Nicola Solomon