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Alan Spence put forward as new Edinburgh Makar image

Alan Spence put forward as new Edinburgh Makar

Christine De Luca will soon be passing the Makar's baton to another literary fellow. City of Edinburgh Council recommends Alan Spence as the next writer to be inaugurated. Read more
2 More Edinburgh Women Writers Honoured with Commemorative Plaques image

2 More Edinburgh Women Writers Honoured with Commemorative Plaques

Edinburgh women writers Mary Brunton and Christian Isobel Johnstone are among the latest recipients of the 2017 Commemorative Plaque Scheme in Scotland..Read more
Echoes of the City explores Edinburgh’s literary streets image

Echoes of the City explores Edinburgh’s literary streets

Geo-locational podwalk app, Echoes of the City, is set to take residents and tourists on a literary trail of the city featuring stories from emerging writers. Read more

What's on in Edinburgh in the next 14 days

Thu 21 September

Hear Hare Here #3

This month Hear Hare Here brings you three poetic voices in a cornucopia of verse. Enjoy readings and performances from Catherine Wilson, Marjorie Lotfi Gill and the one and only Harry Giles! Read more
Sat 23 September

Doors Open Day: John Knox House

Dating back to 1470, one of Scotland’s greatest cultural treasures was the home of James Mossman, goldsmith to Mary, Queen of Scots, and John Knox, the Protestant Reformer. Read more
Thu 28 September

National Poetry Day Event with Don Paterson

Experience an exciting landmark event on National Poetry Day 2017 at Jupiter Artland, featuring the work of seminal Scottish poet Don Paterson. Read more