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Anne Hamilton reads The Merry Dancers at Story Shop
during the Edinburgh International Book Festival.
 
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3 Edinburgh Women Writers Honoured with Commemorative Plaques

Sarah Siddons Mair, campaigner for women’s education and suffrage, Susan Ferrier, a novelist widely recognised as ‘the Scottish Jane Austen’, and Dorothy Emily Stevenson, author of the Mrs Tim books are all to be honoured with a Commemorative Plaque.Read more
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6 Literary Acts to see this Edinburgh Fringe

With so much to see and choose from, here are a select few literary events to make deciding what to see a bit easier. Read more
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8 Edinburgh writers to see at the Edinburgh International Book Festival

Here are the Edinburgh authors not be missed at this year's Edinburgh International Book Festival. Read more

What's on in Edinburgh in the next 14 days

Thursday 11,18,25 August Now in its ninth year, Blackwell’s Writers at the Fringe once again brings you the best in Scottish writing, with 4 Scottish writers giving you a free taste of their work each Thursday. Read more
Monday 15 August

Lin Anderson's ‘None but the Dead’ Launch

A special launch event to raise a glass to Lin Anderson in celebration of the publication of None but the Dead. Read more
Saturday 13 August

Burgh Blatherers

Burgh Blatherers is a welcoming and supportive storytelling group in Edinburgh for those working on their development as tellers. Join in or just listen in a welcoming atmosphere. Read more