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Bestselling 'The Hate U Give' Author Angie Thomas to Make Exclusive Scottish Appearance

Bestselling 'The Hate U Give' Author Angie Thomas to Make Exclusive Scottish Appearance
Friday 1 February

Today, the Book Festival has announced a special event with American #1 bestselling author Angie Thomas, which will take place on Saturday 9 March…

The Edinburgh International Book Festival Launches Citizen

The Edinburgh International Book Festival Launches Citizen
Tuesday 4 December

A new long-term creative programme working in partnership with organisations across Edinburgh, listening to people’s views about the communities in which they live, led by Scottish-based writers-in-residence…

Unique Funding Partnership Backs Edinburgh Festivals’ Ambitions for Wider Reach

Unique Funding Partnership Backs Edinburgh Festivals’ Ambitions for Wider Reach
Tuesday 6 November

Today the first details of a major new investment programme for Edinburgh’s Festivals, including the Edinburgh International Book Festival, have been announced. The investment will enable festival programmes to be more diverse and global, benefitting new participants and future generations…

Iraqi Writer Wins Book Festival's First Book Award

Iraqi Writer Wins Book Festival's First Book Award
Thursday 1 November

Today we’re delighted to reveal that the Iraqi writer Shahad Al Rawi has won the Book Festival’s 2018 First Book Award with her debut novel, The Baghdad Clock…

First Scottish Books International Manager Appointed

First Scottish Books International Manager Appointed
Thursday 25 October

A new service is launched, dedicated to the international promotion of Scottish books, writers, festivals and organisations…

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