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James Tait Black Book Prize 2017 winners announced

The UK’s oldest book price presented this year's winners, picked from a shortlist of over 400 by a dedicated group of academics and students at the University of Edinburgh, at the Edinburgh International Book Festival. Read more
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Edinburgh’s Hogmanay 2018: Message from the Skies

Edinburgh’s Hogmanay 2018 celebrations have been revamped with a six-hour street party carnival and a literary project bringing words to the streets of the city through the month of January..Read more
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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 3 - Wed 16 August

Edinburgh Book Fringe 2017

The Edinburgh Book Fringe is back this year with a series of friendly, intimate events in Edinburgh, featuring an array of writers performing, reading and discussing their work. Read more
Sat 12 - Mon 28 August

Edinburgh International Book Festival 2017

Not long now until the book festival tents go up in Charlotte Square, welcoming over 1000 authors, poets, illustrators, journalists, historians, politicians, and playwrights. Read more
Thu 3, 10, 17, 24 August

Blackwell’s Writers at the Fringe 2017

Now in its tenth year, Blackwell’s Writers at the Fringe runs every Thursday during the Fringe Festival to bring you the best in Scottish writing, from folk music to contemporary fiction and all that is found in between. Read more