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Lighthouse Book Fringe
August 5 - August 12
Lighthouse Bookshop are bringing back Edinburgh’s celebrated Book Fringe in the August of 2023, from Friday 5th to Friday 12th in the Lighthouse Bookshop garden. Delivering a special edition of this annual indie highlight, this year will provide a more concentrated 8 day, free festival featuring over 30 speakers across 16 events, with an especially strong focus on environmentalism, nature writing, place and belonging, as well as championing writers of colour who explore these themes.
The events take place at 12 noon and 1.30 pm each day, kicking off with reflections on language, place and identity featuring Scots poet Len Pennie and author Nancy Campbell. Later in the week, we look forward to a playful, fearless discussion on motherhood with poet Erica Gillingham and comedian Josie Long, stories of queer experience around the world with Paula Akpan and Jo Clifford and grassroots organisers coming together to talk about how we build solidarity networks, to mention only a few of the week’s offerings.
Find out more and sign up for the festival events by visiting the Lighthouse Bookshop website.