Tagged: Edinburgh International Book Festival

Rory Stewart and James Acaster join Edinburgh line-up

Tory MP Rory Stewart and comedian James Acaster will join the line-up for the 2019 Edinburgh International Book Festival. Read more

Mellor and Cobden join Edinburgh International Book Festival

Edinburgh International Book Festival has hired Rachel Mellor and Noëlle Cobden to the roles of children and schools programme manager and communities programme director, respectively.... Read more

Janet Smyth leaves Edinburgh International Book Festival

Janet Smyth is stepping down from her role of children and education programme manager at the Edinburgh International Book Festival after eight years. Read more

Iranian illustrator to attend Edinburgh after visa trouble

Iranian illustrator Marjan Vafaeian has received a visa ahead of an appearance at the Edinburgh International Book Festival but illustrator-in-residence Ehsan Abdollahi is still waiting,... Read more

Visa delays mean Palestinian author will miss Edinburgh festival slot

The Home Office’s refusals to grant a visa to Nayrouz Qarmout means the Palestinian author will not be able to speak at the Edinburgh International... Read more

Authors 'denied' visas for Edinburgh festival

A dozen authors who were planning to attend the Edinburgh International Book Festival have reportedly been refused visas. Read more

EIBF collaborates with Gutter Magazine on Freedom supplement

The Edinburgh International Book Festival and Scottish literary journal Gutter Magazine have partnered to launch The Freedom Papers, a 164 page supplement in the journal's August issue... Read more

Edinburgh Festival launches first 'Publishing Salon'

The Edinburgh International Book Festival has announced an inaugural, free ‘Publishing Salon’ bringing together publishers, editors, agents and literary professionals this month. Read more

Clinton praises feminist book trend ahead of Edinburgh

Chelsea Clinton is "excited" to be a part of the trend for feminist children’s books, she told The Bookseller ahead of her appearance at the Edinburgh International Book... Read more

Mackay joins Edinburgh festival

Simon Mackay has been appointed the new head of book sales and retail for the Edinburgh International Book Festival (EIBF). ... Read more

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