The Edinburgh International Book Festival 2014

The Edinburgh International Book Festival is the largest literature festival in the world. Every August, over two and a half weeks, over 800 writers from across the world come together in a heaving program of events for an audience of thousands.

  • Tired but happy, Charlotte Square Gardens is the bustling home of the Edinburgh International Book Festival

    Tired but happy, Charlotte Square Gardens is the bustling home of the Edinburgh International Book Festival

  • Charlotte Square

    Charlotte Square

  • Story Shop in the Spiegeltent

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  • New writers

    New writers

  • New Writers Salon

    New Writers Salon

  • Reading the City

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The City of Literature Trust is proud to be part of the Edinburgh International Book Festival every year with Story Shop, our New Writer’s Salon, and our exploration of how Edinburgh influences its writers, Reading the City.

Keep an eye on our What’s On section for the pick of Edinburgh’s literary events.