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Celebrating 30 years of Rebus: RebusFest 2017 image

Celebrating 30 years of Rebus: Rebusfest

Ian Rankin’s much loved detective celebrated his 30th anniversary in Edinburgh from 30 Jun to 2 Jul. The Trust took part in the weekend of literature, art, music and film with chalking quotations and a book giveaway..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
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Announcing the 17 writers for Story Shop 2017

The City of Literature Trust unveils the 17 local emerging writers who will showcase their short stories at the Edinburgh International Book Festival this year. 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
Fri 21 - Sun 23 July

#ScotLitFest 2017

The Saltire Society's virtual book festival brings the best and brightest Scottish authors straight to you, wherever you are in the world, through live video streams, Twitter and Facebook chats, collaborative events and exclusive website content. Read more