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BOOKMARK Book of the Year 2022

The Book of the Year Award 2022 is now up and running. Five judges have eagerly accepted their role in choosing the best of six...

by Gail Wylie, BOOKMARK CHAIR
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BOOKMARK News

After being with us since the start of BOOKMARK, coming up for ten years ago, one of our Trustees and one of our Patrons have...

by Gail Wylie, BOOKMARK CHAIR
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Thank you from Team BOOKMARK

Thank you all for coming to BOOKMARK’s  last event of 2021.  Jim Mackintosh, with guest poets Beth McDonough and John Glenday entertained a capacity crowd at...

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Merryn Glover - Winner of Book of the Year 2021 - News

Excerpt from Merryn's recent blog:...I was about to go to bed when I clocked the package from Gail Wylie, Chair of the BOOKMARKFestival. It looked...

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BOOKMARK BOOK FESTIVAL 2021

Going Abroad and Coming Home October 8-9 In memory of Christine Findlay PostscriptTwo days before 2021’s BOOKMARK Book Festival, we were honoured and delighted to be...

by Gail Wylie, BOOKMARK CHAIR
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BOOKMARK 2021 - Additional Thoughts

We have lingered in the chambers of the sea By sea-girls wreathed with seaweed red and brown Till human voices wake us, and we drown....

by Gail Wylie, BOOKMARK CHAIR
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Along the Amber Route

Here are some images to complement the talk by Chris Schüler about the amber route from St Petersburg to Venice. With thanks for the photographs...

by Gail Wylie, BOOKMARK CHAIR
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BOOKMARK - Book of the Year 2021

Book of the Year Award 2021AND THE WINNER IS OF STONE & SKY BYMERRYN GLOVERfor more information regarding Merryn, please click hereIn 2020  BOOKMARK  inaugurated its...

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Go With The Flow

The motto of BOOKMARK is ‘Go with the Flow’; a phrase which evokes the river Ericht that flows through the centre of Blairgowrie, our home. It’s an...

by Gail Wylie, BOOKMARK CHAIR