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The Word Bank

Word Bank Publications

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Edinburgh & the Lothians


The Word Bank, the world’s only not-for-profit community-owned publisher, promotes a literary culture where everyone contributes to the on-going story of the city of Edinburgh.

Publications available to buy include

  • The Evergreen: A New Season in the North, four volumes of stories, poems, prose and art work produced by locals and people related to the city, inspired by the original Evergreen series created by Patrick Geddes.
  • Scotland’s Homes Fit for Heroes by Lou Rosenburg, is a history of Scottish social housing particularly in the years before, during and just after WW1.
  • John Byrom’s The Care & Conservation of Shared Georgian Gardens, published in association with Edinburgh World Heritage Trust as a comprehensive manual which aims to ensure the long-term viability of the remaining 47 New Town Gardens, with beautiful illustrations.
  • Visions of Education: Tom Conlon’s Radical Voice for Change, a collection of essays by the late Dr Tom Conlon, a teacher trainer at Moray House Institute of Education (University of Edinburgh).
  • Plus a selection of limited edition prints.

For more information and to purchase, please click the 'Purchase on website' button above.

The Word Bank is a publishing imprint run by Edinburgh Old Town Development Trust which aims to people connect with their locality through stories, poetry, the visual arts, and ideas for sustainable urban living with a respect for the environment.

The Word Bank

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