Press Releases

Up-to-date news from the Book Festival press office will be posted here as we have it. Please browse the latest and archive press releases below.

Director of Edinburgh International Book Festival awarded the Ordre National du Mérite by French Ambassador

Director of Edinburgh International Book Festival awarded the Ordre National du Mérite by French Ambassador
Wed 17 July 2019

Nick Barley, Director of the Edinburgh International Book Festival, was awarded the Ordre National du Mérite yesterday evening at a ceremony in London by French Ambassador Jean-Pierre Jouyet…

Rory Stewart and James Acaster Added to 2019 Book Festival Line-Up

Rory Stewart and James Acaster Added to 2019 Book Festival Line-Up
Wed 17 July 2019

Organisers of the Edinburgh International Book Festival today announced four new events for the 2019 Festival…

New Appointments Announced at Edinburgh International Book Festival

New Appointments Announced at Edinburgh International Book Festival
Mon 15 July 2019

Organisers of the Edinburgh International Book Festival today announced two new appointments in the Programming Team…

Edinburgh International Book Festival Introduces Access Improvements for 2019

Edinburgh International Book Festival Introduces Access Improvements for 2019
Wed 10 July 2019

Edinburgh International Book Festival today confirmed a range of innovative plans to make it easier for people with a variety of access needs to enjoy visiting the Festival this summer…

Unbound with Edinburgh Gin 2019 Line-up Revealed

Unbound with Edinburgh Gin 2019 Line-up Revealed
Thu 04 July 2019

Organisers of the Edinburgh International Book Festival have revealed the line-up for their free late-evening, live-literature strand Unbound, including a brand-new partnership with Edinburgh Gin. Unbound with Edinburgh Gin takes place over 16 nights from Sunday 11 to Monday 26 August in the Spiegeltent in Charlotte Square Gardens…

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