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Author James Oswald to to feature at Royal Scots Club’s Literary Lunch

It has been confirmed that the first of the Royal Scots Club's Literary Lunches in 2022 will feature James Oswald, author of the Inspector Tony McLean series.The author himself was in attendance at South...

Craigmillar Book Festival 2019

The Craigmillar Book Festival is an annual event that takes place in nurseries, schools, Craigmillar Library and other public spaces around Craigmillar.The Craigmillar Book Festival aims to inspire everyone in Craigmillar to enjoy the...

Copies of WWI literary magazine donated to Edinburgh Napier University

Original copies of a magazine edited by poet Wilfred Owen while he recovered from shell shock in Scotland have been found after a near decade-long search. Three copies of ‘The Hydra: the magazine of Craiglockhart...

Writers Conference revived after 50 years at Edinburgh International Book Festival

The Edinburgh International Book Festival has announced the delegates who will attend sessions in the Edinburgh World Writers’ Conference this August. The Edinburgh events of this worldwide conference, which is an ambitious programming partnership...

Edinburgh International Book Festival 2012 launched today

Ian Rankin celebrates 25 years of Rebus as well as giving a sneak preview of his new novel; poet Alice Oswald gives a rare reading of Memorial, her reimagining of Homer’s Iliad; and Scottish...

Makars’ Court unveils first of two new inscriptions

It has been described as Scotland's literary answer to Hollywood's Walk of Fame, with the words of more than thirty of the country's finest writers preserved in stone for posterity.  Now Makars' Court, an...

Chris Brookmyre Book Launch

Scottish author Chris Brookmyre launched his new book at The Caves in Edinburgh on Wednesday night.Almost a decade and a half has gone by since the publication of his award-winning novel ‘Quite Ugly One...

Makar to help Scottish Government promote literature

The expertise of Scotland's new Makar, Liz Lochhead, will be harnessed to promote Scottish literature at home and internationally as proposals to boost literature and publishing got the go ahead today.Responding to the Literature...


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