‘Robert Louis Stevenson: New Perspectives’   Edinburgh Napier University 5-8 July 2017   The Centre for Literature and Writing (CLAW) at Edinburgh Napier University is delighted to be hosting the international Robert Louis Stevenson conference in July 2017. Under the title ‘Robert Louis Stevenson: New Perspectives’, the conference will be exploring the possibilities of fresh […]

RLS Day is here again, with exciting events throughout the week leading up to Stevenson’s birthday on the 13th of November! This years theme is Crime. Why not immerse yourself in the dark side of Stevenson’s psyche by reading Sins and Follies, containing three sinister stories by Stevenson?   Download your free copy here. The full […]

  The Edinburgh Robert Louis Stevenson Club and Edinburgh Napier University have for three years collaborated on running a competition which aims to inspire young writers in Scotland by asking them to produce a piece of creative writing which draws on the rich and rewarding legacy that Robert Louis Stevenson has left us in his works […]

Edinburgh Napier University’s Centre of Literature and Writing, requests the pleasure of your company at a lecture on the Ernest Mehew Robert Louis Stevenson Collection by Nick Rankin, Writer and Broadcaster. In 1983, Nick Rankin read Stevenson’s Fables to the blind Argentine writer Jorge Luis Borges and was commissioned by Faber to write his first […]

Trailer for ‘Our Man in Tahiti’ film, painter Simon Zabell’s attempt to find out the real meaning of Robert Louis Stevenson’s last book ‘The Ebb-Tide’.

For RLS Day 2015 we are celebrating Stevenson on stage and screen. Events will be happening across the city of Edinburgh throughout the week and on 13 November, the day of Stevenson’s birthday, the city will be buzzing with RLS activity. Celebrations will culminate with the Edinburgh Napier University celebrity panel event at the prestigious Faculty of Advocates on the Royal Mile.