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Summerhall Historical Fiction Festival

The third Summerhall Historical Fiction Festival kicks off today. Romans, Napoleon and noir - oh my! Travel in time without moving a muscle. Read more
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Edinburgh City Read with Alexander McCall Smith

To coincide with a sold out event for World Book Night, Edinburgh Libraries has teamed up with Alexander McCall Smith to get everyone reading with free books. Read more
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Dorothy Dunnett Guide to Edinburgh Published

Fans of Dorothy Dunnett can now follow in the footsteps of Lymond and Nicholas with a new guide to Edinburgh published by the Dorothy Dunnett Society. Read more

What's on in Edinburgh in the next 14 days

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Launch of The Lumen

Starts: 24th April 2015 A brand new magazine for literature and visual art inspired by healthcare humanities, The Lumen, is launched in Edinburgh tonight. Read more
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Creative Writing Workshop for Children

Starts: 25th April 2015 Prize-winning author Janis Mackay leads the first of two fantastic afternoon creative writing workshops for children. Read more
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Shore Poets: The Open Night

Starts: 26th April 2015 The Shore Poets open mic is back! Time to turn the mic over to loyal audience members and enjoy a performance from award-winning Claire Askew. Read more
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Tartan Noir

Starts: 27th April 2015 Join Len Wanner, Al Guthrie and Adrian Searle for the launch of Tartan Noir: The Definitive Guide to Scottish Crime Fiction. Read more
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Poetry Workshop

Starts: 28th April 2015 Join Jennifer Williams, poet and Scottish Poetry Library programme manager, to read, discuss and write poems at Golden Hare Books. Read more
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How Storytelling Changes our Environment

Starts: 29th April 2015 Edward Hollis, Reader in Interior Design at Edinburgh College of Art, explores place and place-making with creative writing and storytelling. Read more

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