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Edinburgh International Book Festival

This book festival is the largest public celebration of the written word in the world. Every August they bring together hundreds of writers and thinkers from across the planet.

World Humanitarian Day

World Humanitarian Day is an international day dedicated to recognize humanitarian personnel and those who have lost their lives working for humanitarian causes. It was designated by the United Nations General Assembly as part of a Swedish-sponsored GA Resolution A/63/L.49 on the Strengthening of the Coordination of Emergency Assistance of the United Nations, and set as 19 August. It marks […]

Scottish Spoken Word Showcase

Part of The Business of Books series, this celebratory showcase of the spoken word is hosted by poet and Creative Director of I Am Loud Poets Productions, Kevin Mclean.

Call My Agent! The Role of the Literary Agent

Part of The Business of Books series, Call My Agent! explores the role of a literary agent today. Chaired by co-founder of Extra Teeth literary magazine Heather Parry.

Celebrating Inclusion

Part of the Business of Books series, this event celebrates the launch of the Inklusion Guide a useful resource for event organisers on making events accessible.

The Evolution of Young Adult Literature

Part of The Business of Books series, this event explores novels that have tackled complex subject matter and discusses how writing for young adults has evolved.

Nairn Book and Arts Festival

Nairn Book and Arts Festival is the annual celebration of literature, art, music, drama and film in the Scottish Highlands.

Writing for Children: Diversity and Inclusion

Baillie Gifford Creation Station 74 Lauriston Place, Edinburgh

This event is part of the Edinburgh International Book Festival 2022. Join A M Dassu, author of the award-winning book Boy, Everywhere and Fight Back and director of Inclusive Minds, Julie Farrell, author and co-founder of Inklusion, and Sally Polson, Editorial Director at Floris Books, for an enlightening conversation about the importance and challenges of writing inclusively. Chaired by debut author Yvonne Banham and Onie Tibbitt from the Society of […]

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