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.

A Year of Transition & Experimentation - Edinburgh International Book Festival Draws to a Close

A Year of Transition & Experimentation - Edinburgh International Book Festival Draws to a Close
Tue 31 August 2021

As the 2021 Edinburgh International Book Festival came to a close last night, organisers expressed their gratitude to authors, audiences and staff for having the courage to travel with them into unknown territory…

Electrifying tales win the University of Edinburgh’s James Tait Black Awards

Electrifying tales win the University of Edinburgh’s James Tait Black Awards
Wed 25 August 2021

A memoir of a woman obsessed with an 18th-century noblewoman and a story of self-discovery fuelled by an infatuation with a forgotten Black modernist poet have won the UK’s longest-running literary awards…

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