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Turkish Author Wins 2017 Book Festival First Book Award

Turkish Author Wins 2017 Book Festival First Book Award
Wednesday 1 November

We're delighted to announce today that Turkish author, Ece Temelkuran, is the winner of the 2017 Edinburgh International Book Festival First Book Award for her first novel translated into English, Women Who Blow on Knots, the story of four women on a journey from Tunisia to Lebanon…

Book Festival Development Team is hiring

Book Festival Development Team is hiring
Friday 13 October

We're hiring a new Development Officer responsible for our Individual Giving schemes. Find out more and apply now…

Man Booker Prize-winning Author Alan Hollinghurst in Book Festival Autumn Event

Man Booker Prize-winning Author Alan Hollinghurst in Book Festival Autumn Event
Tuesday 3 October

Next week, the Book Festival will welcome Man Booker Prize-winning author Alan Hollinghurst to Edinburgh for a special event…

Nobel Prize-Winning Orhan Pamuk Edinburgh Bound for Book Festival Autumn Event

Nobel Prize-Winning Orhan Pamuk Edinburgh Bound for Book Festival Autumn Event
Monday 11 September

We are gearing up to welcome Nobel Prize-winning Turkish author, Orhan Pamuk, to Edinburgh this weekend. Appearing as part of the Book Festival’s Booked! programme…

Edinburgh International Book Festival Enjoys Another Extraordinarily Successful Year

Edinburgh International Book Festival Enjoys Another Extraordinarily Successful Year
Monday 28 August

The 2017 Edinburgh International Book Festival ends its public programme this evening having welcomed 1,000 authors, illustrators, poets, politicians and performers from 50 countries to Charlotte Square Gardens and the new expansion onto George Street…

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