Authors, illustrators and artists who appeared in the 2019 programme

Over 900 authors, from household names to rising stars, along with illustrators, musicians and other artists come to Edinburgh to take part in the Book Festival each August.

The 2020 Book Festival takes place from 15-31 August.

Full details of the programme, including authors, themes and events with BSL interpretation and captioning will be available here from 18.30 on Thursday 11 June.

Request a brochure for the 2020 Festival

In the meantime, you can enjoy Festival photographs, listen to or download free podcasts of event recordings and watch exclusive interviews and Festival highlights from past Book Festivals here on our website, on our YouTube channel and on itunes.