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We are the largest public celebration of the written word in the world. Every August we bring around 500 writers and thinkers from across the planet together to rub shoulders with you, the audience.
With your support the Edinburgh International Book Festival can continue to be a uniquely vibrant and inspiring gathering of readers and writers.
Join the inspirational Dean Atta - named one of the most influential LGBT people in the UK by the Independent on Sunday - and jump headfirst into his must-read queer love story, Only on the Weekends. Written in Dean's signature verse-novel format, the story follows 15 year old Mack on a journey of love, longing, and loneliness. Tackling themes of gender, identity, race, sexuality and growing up, this event shines a light on how to be resilient in romance. Designed for secondary school aged teenagers…