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The Fringe at Scottish Poetry Library

The Fringe at Scottish Poetry Library

This year the Scottish Poetry Library will be a venue in the evening for Fringe shows including poetry and spoken word. Read more
Writers aged over 40 invited to Scottish Book Trust Next Chapter Award

Writers aged over 40 invited to Scottish Book Trust Next Chapter Award

Scottish Book Trust has announced the Next Chapter Award 2019, to support a talented yet unpublished writer over the age of 40. Read more
Scottish International Storytelling Festival releases advanced programme image

Scottish International Storytelling Festival releases advanced programme

Edinburgh's 30th Scottish International Storytelling Festival – Growing Stories – is set to feed the creativity of Scottish and international storytellers. Read more
 
Until Tue 28 Aug

Book Fringe 2018

An alternative book festival of ideas run by two of Edinburgh’s leading Independent Bookshops, Lighthouse Books and Golden Hare Books. Visit their website
Mon 13-Wed 22 Aug

This Script and Other Drafts

Join award-winning Edinburgh poet Jenny Lindsay for an evening exploring sex, gender and feminism in her new stage show. Visit their website
Until Mon 27 Aug

The Fringe at the Scottish Storytelling Centre

The Scottish Storytelling Centre have an exciting programme of events celebrating this year’s Fringe, featuring storytellers, musicians, dancers and more. Download the Programme [PDF]
 

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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Freedom to Think:
Edinburgh International
Book Festival 2018

Edinburgh International Book Festival 2018 calls upon its authors, participants and audiences to consider the importance of freedom, inviting almost 1000 authors, illustrators and performers from across the world to Edinburgh between 11-27 August.
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