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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
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James Tait Black Prizes shortlist announced

The shortlist for Britain’s oldest literary awards has been announced and features a fascinating blend of books by debut and award winning authors.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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Be part of Story Shop 2016

The City of Literature Trust is offering Edinburgh's new and emerging writers a chance to read their work at the Edinburgh International Book Festival as part of Story Shop this August. Apply before Monday 9 May.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
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Scottish Book Trust’s New Writers Awards 2017 now open

Scottish Book Trust provides a unique opportunity for 10 unpublished writers who live in Scotland to pursue their dream of becoming a published author. Read more

What's on in Edinburgh in the next 14 days

Saturday 14 May

Christian Aid Book Sale

The biggest fundraising event for Christian Aid in the UK with over 100,000 books, sheet music, pictures, antiques, toys and much more, all in need of new homes. Read more
Friday 20 May

Words, Words, Words

Words, Words, Words offers selected writers slots of up to ten minutes each, with emphasis on the progress of developing new work. Scripts will then be brought to life by actors after a day’s rehearsal! Read more
Thursday 26 May

Beyond Borders

Word Power Books and the Interactive Writing Salon in Scotland are running a panel discussion about Polish literary reportage. Read more