Wordplay is Shetland Arts' annual literary festival.

September 2023

The festival welcomes writers and authors of local, national and international renown and is a celebration of books and literature. It features a mix of readings, writing workshops, children’s theatre events and book signings. It also offers a unique opportunity for readers and writers to meet their favourite authors, hear them read their work and ask questions. The 2022 festival is curated by celebrated Shetland author Malachy Tallack. You can view the full programme of events on the Shetland Arts website.