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There are events for just about every age and interest at the Book Festival, bringing readers and writers together for inspiration, entertainment and discussion. Around 1000 authors appear in over 800 events, including novelists, poets, scientists, sportsmen, illustrators, comics creators, historians, musicians, biographers, Nobel and Booker prize-winners and many more besides.

Live Poetry Lab

70 Years of Festival Memories

Monday 21 August 11:00am - 2:00pm

Drop in to see live writing from Colin Herd, our resident poet, or watch it unfold online as he weaves in your contributions. His task is to create responses to people’s memories of the festivals in Edinburgh since they began 70 years ago. Contribute...

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