Edinburgh exhibitions  Former Beyond Words staff member Alicia Bruce is participating in a group show at Out of the Blue.  It will feature portraits from her ongoing series of residents of the Menie estate near Aberdeen who have been Trumped by a certain loathsome businessman.  See here for more info.  And six Edinburgh artists in The Photographers Collective will be exhibiting Collection II at 18 South Bridge.  See here for more info.

Brighton Biennial photobook submissions  If you’ve self-published a photography book and might be interested in being included in an exhibition at Brighton’s Jubilee Library throughout the Biennial (6 October – 4 November 2012), you’ll find more details here.  Submissions must relate to the theme: Agents of Change: Photography and the Politics of Space

New releases/signed copies  Darren Almond: Nocturne; Christoph Lingg: Shut Down; Chris Coekin: The Altogether