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.

Book Festival closes with moving tribute to Edwin Morgan

Book Festival closes with moving tribute to Edwin Morgan
Tue 31 August 2010

The Edinburgh International Festival closed with a moving tribute to Scotland’s first national poet, Edwin Morgan who died last week.  Richard Holloway chaired…

Book Festival launches 'Elsewhere' New Writing Project

Book Festival launches 'Elsewhere' New Writing Project
Fri 20 August 2010

The Minister for Culture, Fiona Hyslop, today launched a programme of brand new writing celebrating the best of Scottish, international and children’s words and ideas at the Edinburgh International Book Festival. …

Tribute to Edwin Morgan

Tribute to Edwin Morgan
Thu 19 August 2010

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