The Napier Big Read 2021

The Napier Big Read is our shared reading scheme at Edinburgh Napier University. Run by MSc Publishing staff and students, it aims to bring people together through reading. Our team are currently working very hard on this year’s Napier Big Read: You’re On Mute! And Other Snapshots of Lockdown.

At a time when isolation and loneliness are all too common, this year’s Napier Big Read aims to bring people together. You’re on Mute! And Other Snapshots of Lockdown is an anthology created by students and staff of Edinburgh Napier University that shares our experiences of living and learning in lockdown—from the relatable difficulties, to the unexpected joys. 

The finished book will be published by our own publishing imprint (Merchiston Publishing) and copies will be distributed across the university.

Our Cover Reveal!

For some time now the #NapierBigRead design team has been working diligently behind the scenes to capture the essence of this year’s edition and make it truly spectacular and eye-catching.

Introducing you all to the official cover of You’re On Mute! And Other Snapshots of Lockdown!

We’re very grateful to Beth Ralston and Kai Holmström on the design team for their hard work and dedication in creating this wonderful cover art.

Exciting Excerpts

Our team are working hard at finalising this year’s Napier Big Read as we preparing for printing. Below are some intriguing teaser excerpts for a taste of what this year’s anthology is all about.

Stay tuned for further updates and follow us on social media!

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