Tagged: Edinburgh Book Festival

Sturgeon calls on publishing to become more diverse

Nicola Sturgeon has said making publishing more diverse is "essential" - both to better reflect society and to remain economically successful. Read more

Sturgeon to headline Edinburgh Book Festival's Northern Lights

The First Minister of Scotland Nicola Sturgeon will headline a free talk about finding and publishing diverse voices at the Edinburgh Book Festival’s Northern Lights... Read more

Edinburgh festival illustrator-in-residence finally granted visa

Ehsan Abdollahi, the illustrator-in-residence at this year’s Edinburgh Book Festival, has finally been issued with a visa, his publisher has confirmed. 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

Nielsen tracks sales at Hay and Edinburgh for first time

This year, for the first time, Nielsen BookScan will track sales at leading literary events Hay Festival (26th May – 5th June) and Edinburgh International Book Festival (13th... Read more

'Drastic action needed' to help Scottish writers

Author Janice Galloway has called on Creative Scotland to “to do something drastic” to stop the nation’s writers from struggling.   According to the ... Read more

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