Posted & filed under General.

The Edinburgh International Book Festival has announced the world premiere of a specially commissioned theatrical adaptation of Nobel Prize winner Alice Munro’s moving and enigmatic short stories.  Taken from the Canadian author’s short story collection and adapted for the stage by multi award-winning playwright, Linda McLean, The View from Castle… read more >>

Posted & filed under News.

It was the First Five, now here’s the Second Six. 11 poets are travelling from all over Europe to perform for European Literature Night this Friday in our City of Literature. Meet more poets here: Nurduran Duman is a Turkish poet and editor living in Istanbul. Her collection of poetry Yenilgi… read more >>

Posted & filed under General.

Modern day adventurers Alan Rankin and Willie Gibson are set to create the first ever re-enactment of the Robert Louis Stevenson novel, Kidnapped. Due to start within the coming ten days, the quest will span 500 miles around Scotland’s coastline followed by a 260-mile trek in an attempt to mirror the journey made… read more >>

Posted & filed under News.

Edinburgh is set to celebrate European Literature Night on Friday 13 May with two events happening across the evening. At the end of the final event, 10 poets performing for European Literature Night from Europe and Scotland will present two lines to create the first international collaborative poem called #EuroPoem.… read more >>

Posted & filed under General.

Edinburgh is celebrating European Literature Night on Friday 13 May, with 11 poets travelling from all over Europe to perform in our City of Literature. Let us introduce you to five of the poets here: Irish poet Billy Ramsell was awarded the Ireland Chair of Poetry Bursary in 2013 and the Poetry Ireland… read more >>

Posted & filed under General.

The shortlist for Britain’s oldest literary awards has been announced and features a fascinating blend of books by debut and award winning authors. Contenders for the James Tait Black Prizes include a fictionalised account of John Lennon’s spiritual journey to an uninhabited island off the west coast of Ireland, and a… read more >>

Posted & filed under General.

Vamos Scotland, promoting Spanish Culture in the UK, are hosting a special event to celebrate the 400 anniversary of Miguel de Cervantes’ death. A Don Quixote Marathon Reading in English will be held in Summerhall on Saturday 23 April, UNESCO World Book and Copyright Day and UK World Book Night. Over 4 hours, readers of all… read more >>

Posted & filed under General.

Edinburgh Spy Week officially launched its third year programme this morning, talking through an exciting week-long series of events exploring the secret worlds of spies and espionage in fiction and in fact. Organised by the University of Edinburgh, the National Library of Scotland, Edinburgh Filmhouse and Blackwell’s, events are on until Friday… read more >>

Posted & filed under News.

Submissions are now being invited for the latest round of Words, Words, Words, the Traverse Theatre’s script-in-hand scratch night for new writing. Writers are being asked to submit a ten minute piece of work suitable for the stage and the most interesting, engaging and challenging pieces will be read by… read more >>

Posted & filed under General.

Scottish Book Trust has announced that applications for the New Writers Awards 2017 are now open, providing a unique opportunity for 10 unpublished writers who live in Scotland to pursue their dream of becoming a published author. The New Writers Awards are managed by Scottish Book Trust in association with… read more >>

Page 1 of 8312345...102030...Last »