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Scottish Poetry Library at the Writers’ Museum

A special summer exhibition at the Writers' Museum celebrates the Scottish Poetry Library, a unique national institution based nearby in Crichton’s Close. It runs from 22 July until 30 September 2016.Read more
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Share your memories of Story Shop over the years

In the run-up to Story Shop's 10 year anniversary, past readers and audiences are invited to share photos, memories and anecdotes via Twitter and Instagram.Read more
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Book Week Scotland Partner Call Out

If you want your company to become an official partner for Book Week Scotland 2016, you have until Wednesday 27 July to apply. Read more

 

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Meet the People Feline: Library Cat

An interview with the University of Edinburgh's famous library-card-carrying feline, on the eve of the publication of Library Cat: The Observations of a Thinking Cat. Read more
New Edinburgh Treasure Trail App explores Alexander McCall Smith’s world

New Treasure Trail App explores Alexander McCall Smith’s world

Fans of the world-famous Edinburgh author can now explore the city through his novels and characters with the new free Alexander McCall Smith App from Global. Read more
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New Sir Walter Scott Exhibition at Abbotsford until November 2016

Abbotsford is set to host a new exhibition of literary reviews written by Sir Walter Scott during his journalist career.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