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Glenrothes from the Sky

8th May 2018

Get a bird's eye view of the history of Glenrothes and of the nation as author and presenter of Scotland from the Sky, James Crawford takes to the air......

Livingston, Let’s Talk

23rd April 2018

Join in with community conversations around Livingston over the coming weeks and make your voice heard on the last stage of our ReimagiNation tour of Scotland's New Towns....

Gathering Glenrothes’ Stories

10th April 2018

Writer and TV historian Daniel Gray is leading our ongoing ReimagiNation residency in Glenrothes, which sees him work with local teenagers and adults to distil their tales of life in the town acros...

New Passages: Nalini Paul pt 2

21st February 2018

Following an initial writing residency on the Isle of Lewis in August 2017 – reflections on which you can read on this site – last month novelist Abir Mukherjee and poet Nalini Paul travelled t...

New Passages: Abir Mukherjee pt 2

19th February 2018

Following an initial writing residency on the Isle of Lewis in August 2017 – reflections on which you can read on this site – last month novelist Abir Mukherjee and poet Nalini Paul travelled t...

New Passages: Sampurna Chattarji

16th February 2018

The following piece is the first response from Sampurna Chattarji, a poet, novelist, translator and children’s author of fourteen published titles. She is currently the Poetry Editor of The India...

New Passages: Sandip Roy

16th February 2018

Following an initial writing residency on the Isle of Lewis in August 2017 – reflections on which you can read on this site – last month novelist Abir Mukherjee and poet Nalini Paul travelled t...

Is this your Glenrothes?

30th November 2017

We’ve been asking past and present residents of Glenrothes to share their feelings on the town and their lives in it, as well as their hopes and fears for the future, as we prepare to head to Fife ...

Tell us about Glenrothes

13th October 2017

Glenrothes was designated as Scotland’s second post-war New Town in 1948, and in the spring of 2018 we’ll be marking this 70th anniversary by taking our ReimagiNation tour to the town, culminating ...

New Passages: Nalini Paul

13th October 2017

In August we launched New Passages, a year-long project commemorating the 70th anniversary of Indian independence and partition, in partnership with An Lanntair in Stornoway and Apeejay Kolkata Lit...

New Passages: Abir Mukherjee

11th October 2017

In August we launched New Passages, a year-long project commemorating the 70th anniversary of Indian independence and partition, in partnership with An Lanntair in Stornoway and Apeejay Kolkata Lit...

On the road in August

20th September 2017

Our Booked! programme in August was the biggest we have delivered yet. Making the most of the fantastic authors who join us in Edinburgh for the Book Festival, we toured to three towns and cities w...

Superstar authors arrive in autumn

5th September 2017

As well as taking the Edinburgh International Book Festival around the country throughout the year, Booked! brings major book events to Edinburgh beyond August too – and this autumn we’re hosting e...

The Book Fest on Tour

19th August 2017

In a previous post on this blog, historian and writer Daniel Gray said he has found that Scotland ‘oozes stories’. Booked!, the travelling programme of the Edinburgh International Book Festival, in...

Unbound in Irvine

3rd August 2017

Books might not make you think loud and lively, but Unbound is just that — a thrilling cabaret-style event with live music, hilarious and haunting readings from authors often showing new sides to...

Unbound in East Kilbride

2nd August 2017

Books might not make you think loud and lively, but Unbound is just that — a thrilling cabaret-style event with live music, hilarious and haunting readings from authors often showing new sides to...

The North East’s Finest

1st August 2017

Following the success of last year’s Unbound event in the bar of Aberdeen Arts Centre (then ACT Aberdeen) during the first Aberdeen Booked! Festival, an even bigger cabaret-style event will take ...

Return to the Granite City

12th July 2017

Following a stellar success last summer, we’re thrilled to be heading north once again this August for the second Aberdeen Booked! Festival – a two-day literary feast for all ages, hosted once agai...

ReimagiNation Rolls On

29th June 2017

The Book Festival’s ReimagiNation tour of Scotland’s five New Towns continues in August as we head to two fascinating areas in the west of Scotland, each with their own distinct character and histo...

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