The Napier Big Read Wants to Hear From YOU!

We want to hear about your experiences from the past year, from the outright struggles to the surprising successes. What knowledge and resources do you wish that you had going into lockdown? What moments do you want to keep forever? What lessons have you learnt?

Share these, in whatever shape or format that feels good to you for the chance to be published in this year’s #NapierBigRead!

Submit to our new anthology and have the chance to be published in this year’s edition of the Napier Big Read!

See submission guidelines.

Submissions are open until 23 March 2021.


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Dr. McGowan at the National Records of Scotland

This past Monday, November 13, Dr. John McGowan gave a talk on 19th century policing in Scotland and the context of Detective McLevy’s Casebook. This event marked the start of Napier’s Big Read 2017. It was great to see such interest in the project.

Massive thanks to Dr. McGowan, all the attendees, and to the National Records of Scotland for having us!

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