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.

Edinburgh International Book Festival & Gutter Magazine Launch The Freedom Papers

Edinburgh International Book Festival & Gutter Magazine Launch The Freedom Papers
Tue 31 July 2018

The Edinburgh International Book Festival and Gutter Magazine today launched The Freedom Papers, a 164 page supplement available with the August issue of Gutter, featuring specially commissioned writing from 51 authors from around the world each exploring their own unique interpretation of Freedom…

Pussy Riot's Maria Alyokhina and Performance of Michael K Added to the Book Festival Line-up

Pussy Riot's Maria Alyokhina and Performance of Michael K Added to the Book Festival Line-up
Tue 10 July 2018

Organisers of the Edinburgh International Book Festival today announced two new events in the August programme. Pussy Riot’s Maria Alyokhina speaks to former Greek Finance minister and Book Festival guest selector Yanis Varoufakis and a new performance of Man Booker prize-winner JM Coetzee’s Life & Times of Michael K will be staged by Story Machine Productions…

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