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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.

David Kinloch & Richard Price

Underworlds and Overworlds

Tuesday 22 August 3:30pm - 4:30pm

Two friends, two Scots, two shape-shifting poets who aren’t afraid to experiment. Founder of the Edwin Morgan International Poetry Competition, David Kinloch, imagines a Scottish Orpheus turning into a Syrian refugee in a humorous new collection In...