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The ASLS Annual Volumes series: works of Scottish literature which have either been neglected or which merit a fresh presentation to a modern audience.
  • Browse the ASLS Annual Volume series to view or purchase individual titles
  • Find out how to receive a new Annual Volume each year as an ASLS member

Free downloads: a collection of essays and ebooks available to read online or download for free.

International Companions to Scottish Literature offer essential insights into Scottish literary studies, covering key authors, periods and topics from the medieval to the contemporary.
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New Writing Scotland, an annual anthology of new poetry, drama and short fiction, in English, Scots and Gaelic – click here for information on how to submit your work for consideration.
  • Browse back issues of New Writing Scotland
  • Find out how to receive a new edition of New Writing Scotland each year as an ASLS member

Scotnotes: a series of study guides on Scottish authors and poets.


Occasional Papers: scholarly essays on a range of subjects related to Scottish literature and language.
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Other titles published by, or in partnership with, ASLS.



The journal Scottish Literary Review, containing literary studies, criticism and in-depth reviews of books.
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  • Find out how to receive two issues of Scottish Literary Review each year as an ASLS member

Scottish Language

The journal Scottish Language, publishing scholarly studies of the languages of Scotland, past and present.
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The ASLS newsletter ScotLit, which carries short articles, features and news.
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  • Find out how to receive two issues of ScotLit each year as an ASLS member

The International Journal of Scottish Literature is a peer-reviewed online journal which aims to develop and circulate international perspectives on Scottish writing.

The Bottle Imp is a free online ezine for scholars and students of Scottish literature, produced by ASLS in conjunction with the Scottish Writing Exhibition.

Laverock was published by ASLS between 1995 and 1997, containing many articles with a special reference to the school curriculum.
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Audio CDs

Available from ASLS or from all good booksellers

Audio CDs: poems read by their authors, with informed commentary from leading academics.
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