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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 at The Alternative School, part of the Spartans Community Football Academy. The Alternative...
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 School of Divinity. Speakers include award-winning authors, journalists, poets, playwrights, former bishops, and...

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...

Edinburgh International Book Festival Announces Free Tickets and Books for All School Kids

The Edinburgh International Book Festival has announced that this year’s Schools Programme will be entirely free thanks to the generosity of long-term Lead Sponsor...

Plans for Three Libraries to Reopen

Three popular Edinburgh libraries are set to be returned to their local communities ending their time as symptomatic testing centres. Following a request from the...

“Some Rise by Sin” Author Reveals Historical Inspiration From Edinburgh

Writer Siôn Scott-Wilson reveals how Edinburgh provided the historical inspiration for his latest novel Some Rise by Sin. When I left Edinburgh for a while...

Push The Boat Out Launches Inaugural Program Today!

Push The Boat Out (PTBO) Scotland’s newest and most boundary-bending poetry festival, launches its inaugural programme today, Wednesday 8 September in Edinburgh. Taking place from...

Award-winning Author Vouches For Edinburgh As The Best Location For Writers

The award-winning author, Angela Jackson, who lives in the city, reveals why Edinburgh is the best location for writers… There’s so much to bounce off....

Another Time, Another Place – Artistic Conversation Between Artist Victoria Crowe OBE And Poet Christine De Luca

Another Time, Another Place Victoria Crowe OBE The Scottish Gallery, 16 Dundas Street, Edinburgh EH3 6HZ Wednesday 28th April – Saturday 29th May 2021 Another Time, Another Place...

Poet Gary Robertson Partners With Lidl To Champion Region’s Love Of Poetry

Poet Gary Robertson leads series of virtual workshops with Campie Primary School pupils to support the next generation of bards. The poet has partnered with...

Escape Into A Fairy Tale With Lachlan Goudie

Once Upon a Time Lachlan Goudie The Scottish Gallery, 16 Dundas Street, Edinburgh EH3 6HZ Wednesday 28th October – Wednesday 25th November 2020 Lachlan...

Amazon Removes Books of Leading Catholic Author

Professor E. Michael Jones has had all of his books purged by Amazon Professor Jones is the latest person to be struck off the list...

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