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One name comes to the forefront in children's literature, where creativity is unrestricted: David Salariya, known for founding The Salariya Book Company in 1989. The publishing industry is unrecognisable since he started working in 1978, there were...
Jenny Niven, the Director of the Edinburgh International Book Festival, has been unveiled today as one of Scotland's cultural influencers in The List magazine's 'Hot 100'. This announcement took place during an event held at Drygate...

Unveiling ‘Orson the Great’: An Intriguing Blend of Magic, Mystery, and Mastery

In 1970s London, two magicians must battle it out for the ultimate prize in magic. IntroducingORSON THE GREATbyColm McElwain ‘A suspense-filled magical bonanza led by a...

An Artistic Journey: The Tapestries of Scotland and Beyond (Monday 20th November)

A unique event is set to unfold at Colinton Library on Monday, 20th November at 6.30 pm. Esteemed artist Dr. Andrew Crummy MBE will...

Edinburgh Welcomes 11 New UNESCO Cities of Literature to Its Literary Family

Being the world's inaugural UNESCO City of Literature, Edinburgh joyfully embraces the addition of eleven new Cities of Literature into its literary kin. Today UNESCO...

Pentland Book Festival 2023: A Journey Through Youthful Creativity and Empowerment

There are numerous exciting events scheduled for the Pentland Book Festival 2023, and we would be delighted if you could join us. If you...

Young Authors Bring North Bridge’s History to Life in New Books

Schoolchildren in Edinburgh have recently authored two new books, drawing inspiration from the historical significance and restoration efforts surrounding the city's iconic North Bridge. On...

Edinburgh International Book Festival Welcomes Jenny Niven as Director

Today the Edinburgh International Book Festival announces that Jenny Niven, a leading cultural producer and director who has worked with a range of influential...

The Joy of Words: Unveiling the 2023 Programme of the Edinburgh International Book Festival

The 2023 programme of the Edinburgh International Book Festival has been unveiled, commemorating The Joy of Words and the festival's 40-year tenure as the...

The Edinburgh International Book Festival announces partnership with Waterstones

The Edinburgh International Book Festival announced a new partnership with Waterstones, the UK's leading book retailer. With 29 bookshops in Scotland and a total of...

Edinburgh Magazine: The Fascinating Legacy of Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine

Edinburgh Magazine was launched by Firefly Magazines in January 2020, right before the outbreak of COVID-19. As the fifth local magazine under Firefly, it...

Edinburgh International Book Festival announces Chris Barkley as Communities Programme writer in residence

Last week, the Edinburgh International Book Festival announced award-winning short story writer and poet Chris Barkley as writer in residence for its Communities Programme...

Festival shines a light on the world of books and belief  

Acclaimed authors, writers and speakers will explore belief from a range of perspectives at a literary festival organised by the University of Edinburgh’s world-renowned...

George Bruce Commemorated at Makar’s Court.

Celebrated Scots poet George Bruce, OBE, MA (1909-2002) is set to become the latest addition to Makars’ Court, where Scotland’s most esteemed writers have...

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