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Edinburgh International Book Festival— the world's largest public celebration of the written word, right in the heart of . 15-31 Aug 2020
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Edinburgh Book Fest Sep 19
Our team have been jetsetting ✈️ With Festival Director just back from of translation in Bellinzona and Executive Director exploring literaturfestival in Berlin – let's see what we can learn from our international festival friends!
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Amanda Thomson Aug 16
Can’t express how important The original Daughters of Africa was to me when it came out in 1992 (!). So great to hear Margaret Busby and others at and to see New Daughters out there in the world
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Edinburgh Book Fest Sep 18
Just in time for here's Guest Selector Val McDermid talking about her insightful strand Home/Less from this year's Festival 🏠She talked to authors including Ali Smith, Kamila Shamsie, Nayrouz Qarmout and Karine Polwart about what home means to them...
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Pathways into Children's Publishing Sep 17
Calling all Scottish children’s illustrators from disadvantaged backgrounds – apply for fully-funded spot on , supported by and The Scottish Arts Council for a chance to learn all about children's publishing
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Scottish Book Trust Sep 18
Are you getting ready to welcome an author to your school this term? Make the most of their visit with our free resource, created in partnership with our friends from : .
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Edinburgh Book Fest Sep 17
Guest Selector DeRay Mckesson talks about what inspired his Power to the People strand at this year's Book Festival. As a key figure in the Black Lives Matter movement, he's passionate about giving voice to ordinary people who want to change the world for the better 👏
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Edinburgh Book Fest Sep 16
Our friends are looking into a reusable cup scheme to help all us festivals be a little greener 💚We need your help to decide how it could work best for you, so take a minute to fill out the survey below and let us know what you think 😄
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Edinburgh Book Fest Sep 13
⏰ Don't forget! There's just one month to go until voting for our First Book Award closes, so get in quick and have your say in creating the next literary superstar ☄️ Check out the 46 nominees by clicking the link and make your vote count...
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Edinburgh Book Fest Sep 12
Get a dose of culture post festival season with 's literary shows including work by three 2019 authors – Inua Ellams' Barber Shop Chronicles, Denise Mina’s Mrs Puntila and her Man Matti and Karine Polwart’s Wind Resistance.
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Edinburgh Book Fest Sep 11
📢Attention students! annual Book Bursary is back where one person can win £1,000 of National Book Tokens for a student of their choice (plus a £50 token themselves) 😱 enter here and check out their book recommendations for surviving uni 🎓
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Edinburgh Book Fest Sep 10
Our friends programme and ticket sales are now live! This year’s festival is rooted in a celebration of old traditions and new connections between Scotland and Canada. Let SISF take you Beyond Words...
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Edinburgh Book Fest Sep 9
How was your 2019 experience? Hear what our audience loved about their time in the Book Festival Village 🌳🎪
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Edinburgh Book Fest Sep 6
Relive the magic of the Edinburgh International Book Festival 2019 by browsing our selection of best photos. See if you can spot yourself in the Gardens amongst the trees... 🤩
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Imanol Otaegi Sep 5
were all around Scotland this summer. 📢 Stay tuned📢. More to come in Autumn. 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿💘 Laster arte / chì mi thu a dh 'aithghearr / See you soon!
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Edinburgh Book Fest Sep 5
We filmed more events in their entirety than ever before at this year's Festival and they'll be uploaded to our website in the coming weeks. Head there now to see Arundhati Roy, Ruth Davidson, Cathy Newman and more...
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Edinburgh Book Fest Sep 5
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Edinburgh Book Fest Sep 3
The Booker prize shortlist has announced📢 and 4 out of the 6 nominees are fresh from the stages of
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Edinburgh Book Fest Sep 3
"Freedom of speech is not a neutral, fixed concept, uncoloured by societal prejudice." A fascinating excerpt from Nesrine Malik's book We Need New Stories, which inspired 2019's Festival theme.
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Edinburgh Book Fest Sep 3
We partnered with this year to give one lucky member the opportunity to spend the day getting behind the scenes at the Book Festival. Read all about Lucy's experience talking to Gina Martin about activism, feminism and young people 👭
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Edinburgh Book Fest Sep 2
Watch Ibram X Kendi in conversation with Black Lives Matter Activist DeRay Mckesson on antiracist research and the vital new understanding of racism here. Keep an eye on our website for full Book Festival events being uploaded in the coming weeks😊
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