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Four talented Scottish writers have been awarded the 2011 Robert Louis Stevenson Fellowship.
Interview: STV meets author Mark Smith ahead of his appearance at Aye Write! to find out about the life of Hershl Sperling.
First Minister to announce STV’s ‘Greatest Scot’ £25,000 art commission.
New program makes the complete works of Burns available for free on the iPhone for the first time.
Hippodrome cinema in Bo'ness to hold new annual event in March.
Dr Caroline Wilkinson part of team who identified death mask as that of the playwright.
Edwin Morgan 1920-2010. A proud Scot, and great champion of the Scots language, Edwin Morgan was the best-loved poet of his generation and a bona fide...
The literary writer's former home in Melrose has received the cash to help with repairs and a visitors' centre.
The Scottish author’s 1970 novella The Driver’s Seat has been short-listed for the Booker that never was.
Stephen Fry has talked to STV about the very special meeting between Arthur Conan Doyle and Oscar Wilde - one which helped ignite both their careers.
Though it’s been glossed over in the new Guy Ritchie-directed movie, Sherlock Holmes had a grizzly drug addiction that shocked readers of Sir Arthur...
It turns out that Sherlock Holmes wasn’t just focused on the elementary details - he also had a “priestly” side of him as well.
It turns out that Sherlock Holmes wasn’t just focused on the elementary details - he also had a “priestly” side to him as well.
Scottish actor and presenter David Hayman has discovered the real-life inspiration behind Sherlock Holmes - who surprisingly turns out not to have...
It turns out that Sir Arthur Conan Doyle owes a debt to Jesus Christ as an inspiration for Sherlock Holmes, according to expert on the author Owen...
The poet Edwin Morgan recalls how he wrote nothing during the war years and only a little in the decade afterwards. Then came The Second Life, his...
The poet Edwin Morgan recalls his years teaching at Glasgow University and his translations of Beowulf and other poems.
The poet Edwin Morgan shows the scrapbooks he compiled from 1931 to 1966, and discusses his decision to write openly about his sexuality at the age of...
The poet and playwright Liz Lochhead discusses her upbringing, her love of painting and drawing, and her early writing.
The poet and playwright Liz Lochhead recalls encouragement from other writers, and how she is not bothered by those who regard her work as trivial.