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J.O. Morgan wins the Costa Poetry Award

Huge congratulations to poet J.O. Morgan for scooping the 2018 Costa Poetry Award for his beautiful collection Assurances. Read more
Walk With Me Again

Walk With Me Again

As Hogmanay creeps closer and closer and we all wander around, enjoying our city centre, why not Walk With Me and discover Edinburgh through the eyes of its creative community. Read more
Burns and Aw That

Burns and Aw That

A new programme celebrating the life and works of Robert Burns has been announced, with a six-day festival planned for Edinburgh around Burns Night. Read more

Message From the Skies returns in 2019

Illuminated buildings around the city throughout January

Message from the Skies returns to Edinburgh’s Hogmanay with a selection of love letters written to Europe. The words of six internationally celebrated writers will illuminate and animate buildings around the city during the January evenings of 2019.
Message from the Skies runs each evening from dusk until 10pm, from New Year's Day until Friday 25 January 2019, and is commissioned and presented by Edinburgh’s Hogmanay and the Edinburgh International Book Festival. Produced by Underbelly, in partnership with Edinburgh City of Literature Trust.
Visit the Hogmanay website for more information.

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.
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