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Agnes Owens (1926–13 October 2014)
16 October 2014
'Agnes Owens' hallmarks have been a frank irony, a deadpan gothic quality and a down-to-earth insistence on the surreality of most people's normality' – Ali Smith

'Agnes Owens was the most unfairly neglected of all Scottish authors. I don't know why' – Alasdair Gray

'What if Agnes...

Alastair Reid – poet, essayist and translator, has died died at the age of 88.
24 September 2014
Alastair Reid, born in Whithorn 22 March, 1926, a poet, essayist and translator, has died died at the age of 88.

Neville Moir, Publishing Director of Polygon had this to say:

Scotland has lost one of its finest poets and essayists. It was a great honour for Polygon...
Alexander McCall Smith shortlisted for the Scottish Children's Book Awards
28 August 2014
Alexander McCall Smith has been shortlisted for the Scottish Children's Book Awards, with his book Precious and the Mystery of the Missing Lion.

The shortlist, featuring nine books, also includes one of Scotland's youngest published authors.The awards are split into three age...
Great Tapestry of Scotland: The People's Panel
23 July 2014

Great Tapestry of Scotland: The People's Panel

To celebrate the Scottish Parliament’s 15th anniversary and the return of the Great Tapestry of Scotland, you can now stitch your way into history by contributing to our ‘People’s Panel’.
We're recruiting! – Finance Assistant
02 July 2014

We are recruiting for the role of Finance Assistant. This role is a full time permanent position based in Edinburgh. The role of Finance Assistant offers an excellent opportunity to join a busy finance team and the successful candidate will gain fantastic accounts experience in a...
A Capital View at City Art Centre 10 May 2014 – 6 July 2014
26 May 2014
Riots, sieges, executions, and coronations – Scotland’s capital city, so often at the very heart of Scottish affairs, has had a turbulent and eventful history.

Exhibition runs from Monday - Saturday 10am - 5pm; Sunday 12pm - 5pm
City Art Centre, 2 Market...
Exclusive Record Store Day Promotion!
28 March 2014
The dust has now settled – it has been a week since the official launch of Record Store Day 2014. We at Polygon are delighted to announce that we will be offering a pre-publication exclusive of Zoe Howe’s Barbed Wire Kisses: The Jesus and Mary Chain Story to all those marvellous...
The Beatles vs. The Rolling Stones: A Live Smackdown Rematch
06 March 2014
On Thursday, Feb. 27, Soundcheck hosted an all-star Beatles vs. Rolling Stones Smackdown at the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts. In front of a crowd of more than 200 people, two teams fiercely battled over which band is better -- pitting album versus album, guitarist versus...
Free chocolate with a copy of <i>The Forever Girl</i>, by Alexander McCall Smith,
04 February 2014

The Forever Girl – Free chocolate give away – A Valentine Exclusive!

A gorgeous novel and some gorgeous chocolate: what better way to treat your somebody special? We can offer—with participating independent booksellers—a free, expertly-crafted, and...
The British: A Competition: Terms and Conditions
22 November 2013
UK Competition Terms and Conditions

- No purchase necessary to enter the prize draw

- This prize draw is open to UK residents aged 18 years or over, with the exception of employees of the Promoter, their families, agents and anyone else connected with this...