Edinburgh’s Literary News
The Fringe at Scottish Poetry LibraryThis year the Scottish Poetry Library will be a venue in the evening for Fringe shows including poetry and spoken word. Read more
Writers aged over 40 invited to Scottish Book Trust Next Chapter AwardScottish Book Trust has announced the Next Chapter Award 2019, to support a talented yet unpublished writer over the age of 40. Read more
Scottish International Storytelling Festival releases advanced programmeEdinburgh's 30th Scottish International Storytelling Festival – Growing Stories – is set to feed the creativity of Scottish and international storytellers. Read more
Until Tue 28 Aug
Book Fringe 2018An alternative book festival of ideas run by two of Edinburgh’s leading Independent Bookshops, Lighthouse Books and Golden Hare Books. Visit their website
Mon 13-Wed 22 Aug
This Script and Other DraftsJoin award-winning Edinburgh poet Jenny Lindsay for an evening exploring sex, gender and feminism in her new stage show. Visit their website
Until Mon 27 Aug
The Fringe at the Scottish Storytelling CentreThe Scottish Storytelling Centre have an exciting programme of events celebrating this year’s Fringe, featuring storytellers, musicians, dancers and more. Download the Programme [PDF]
The Lord Provost’s International Residency
has been announced
To celebrate Edinburgh’s status as a UNESCO City of Literature and its relationship with its Polish Partner City, Krakow, a month-long residency will be held in in November 2018 for a writer from Krakow.
Freedom to Think:
Book Festival 2018
Edinburgh International Book Festival 2018 calls upon its authors, participants and audiences to consider the importance of freedom, inviting almost 1000 authors, illustrators and performers from across the world to Edinburgh between 11-27 August.