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Book Festival’s Children and Education Programme Director to Step Down

Book Festival’s Children and Education Programme Director to Step Down
Thursday 2 May

Following a highly successful 8-year tenure at the Book Festival, Janet Smyth is to leave her role as Children and Education Programme Director at the beginning of July to take up a new role in the city…

Join in with Citizen at North Edinburgh Arts

Join in with Citizen at North Edinburgh Arts
Monday 15 April

We're heading to North Edinburgh Arts for an exciting array of events as part of the Citizen programme. Across Thursday 9 and Saturday 11 May the voices of local residents will be in the spotlight as they share stories, experiences and ideas…

Longest-running Book Awards Continue to Captivate in 100th Year

Longest-running Book Awards Continue to Captivate in 100th Year
Thursday 4 April

An appealing mix of books illuminating themes such as gender, identity and race form the shortlist for the centenary awards of Britain’s longest-running literary prizes, announced today…

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…

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