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Scottish Launch for Rebecca Solnit’s Powerful Memoir

Scottish Launch for Rebecca Solnit’s Powerful Memoir
Thu 06 February 2020

We are thrilled to announced a very special event this March with the American author, essayist and political activist Rebecca Solnit. Solnit, who is making her only appearance in Scotland, will be in conversation with Scottish poet, novelist and playwright Jenni Fagan. On Monday 30 March at 7.30pm Solnit discusses Recollections of My Non-Existence, a powerful and galvanising exploration of her own journey of self-discovery and societal understanding. After studying in Paris aged 17 and moving to San …

Roland Gulliver appointed Director of Toronto International Festival of Authors

Roland Gulliver appointed Director of Toronto International Festival of Authors
Mon 03 February 2020

Roland Gulliver has been appointed as the new Director of the Toronto International Festival of Authors (TIFA). Following a successful 13-year tenure at the Book Festival, Gulliver will leave his role as Associate Director on 19 February. “I am immensely excited and honoured to be coming to Toronto and to lead the Toronto International Festival of Authors, a festival I have known and admired for many years, into its next ambitious phase,” said Gulliver. “I had the pleasure of participating in the 30th…

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