Tagged: Edinburgh International Book Festival

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

Shaw to step down from Edinburgh Festival book sales

James Shaw, the Edinburgh International Book Festival's long-serving head of book sales and retail, is stepping down in October 2018. Read more

Book sales up 5% at Edinburgh festival

Book sales at Edinburgh International Book Festival grew by more than 5% on last year with more than 66,000 titles shifted.  Read more

Free events planned to celebrate Iranian illustrator

Indie children’s publisher Tiny Owl has announced two London events to celebrate illustrator Ehsan Abdollahi getting a visa.  Read more

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