Edinburgh Book Fest

Edinburgh Book Fest

@edbookfest

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2020 Edinburgh International Book Festival online - 15 to 31 August. Programme launch end of July #Edinburgh #EdBookFest

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36. in country United Kingdom and category Event

310. in country United Kingdom and category Entertainment

311. in category Event

📢@PublicateFest has launched! Created by our own Joe Vaughan, Publicate is a digital festival celebrating independent publishing. From 5-9 Aug, it will host online events with publishers, authors and artists to highlight the importance of indies in publishing. ➡️@PublicateFest https://t.co/lkl8PRTgF7

📢@PublicateFest has launched! Created by our own Joe Vaughan, Publicate is a digital festival celebrating independent publishing. From 5-9 Aug, it will host online events with publishers, authors and artists to highlight the importance of indies in publishing. ➡️@PublicateFest https://t.co/lkl8PRTgF7

It’s exactly a month till How to Read a Novel, a free #FutureLearn online course run by @EdinburghUni, kicks off! Join them on Aug 3 as they get under the skin of some fantastic books, including the #JamesTaitBlack shortlisted titles. #FLnovel More➡️https://t.co/s4IuNzMga6 https://t.co/RfkycltWY4

🥳Hats off to Derek Owusu, whose book That Reminds Me has won the 2020 Desmond Elliot Prize! We were honoured to have Derek visit @edbookfest in 2019 to discuss Safe, an anthology of writing by Black British men. @WritersCentre https://t.co/jLUugyZT31 https://t.co/uaKfP90Npv

🥳Hats off to Derek Owusu, whose book That Reminds Me has won the 2020 Desmond Elliot Prize! We were honoured to have Derek visit @edbookfest in 2019 to discuss Safe, an anthology of writing by Black British men. @WritersCentre https://t.co/jLUugyZT31 https://t.co/uaKfP90Npv

Consider your Thursday evening entertainment sorted👌 @sueperkins joined @ruth_wishart at @edbookfest 2019 to share hilarious stories from her travels through South East Asia, chronicled in her book East of Croydon. Watch the event in full on our website💻https://t.co/pqeGvB4rUN

👂Hear our Musselburgh Citizen writing group and members of People First Scotland reflect on life through conversation and poetry, using ‘keys’ as a spark. This podcast was recorded at @TheBrunton by @EleanorJThom, our Communities Writer in Residence 🎧https://t.co/iJXMMObhwr

Leading black British poets share thoughts on change, protest and the inspiration behind their work. Read interviews with past @edbookfest performers Grace Nichols, @Vanessa_Kisuule, @KayoChingonyi, Ray Antrobus, Linton Kwesi Johnson and @Malikabooker 🔎 https://t.co/duu2j7tbJX

Don’t forget to sign-up to our mailing list to keep up to date with all the 2020 Festival announcements 📨 https://t.co/GpytYMx1Ua

Have you read The Mirror & the Light, the final book in @hilarymantel's famed Cromwell series? The two-time Booker Prize-winner visited @edbookfest in 2012 to discuss Bring Up the Bodies, the second book in the trilogy. 🎧Listen to the full event 🎧 https://t.co/0rowm3Rrya

Quoted @EdinburghJazz

We’re excited to announce that we will be marking the dates of this year’s festival with #EJBFonline Join us from 23-26 July for four days of free gigs, all streamed across our website and social media platforms. More details coming soon... https://t.co/If1Q2wM8bu

We’re excited to announce that we will be marking the dates of this year’s festival with #EJBFonline Join us from 23-26 July for four days of free gigs, all streamed across our website and social media platforms. More details coming soon... https://t.co/If1Q2wM8bu

Our pals at @EdinburghJazz have announced that this year's Festival will be heading online - 23 to 26 July! Four days of free gigs – now that’s music to our ears 👂🎹🎶 Head to their website for all the latest: https://t.co/aSKYHjB2tH #EJBFonline https://t.co/8IBH9xQvbS

📺 Watch a moving visual production of @DeanAtta's ‘I am Nobody’s Nigger’ poem, written following the conviction of Gary Dobson and David Norris for the murder of black British teen Stephen Lawrence in 2012. #BlackLivesMatter https://t.co/ky3ktJGz4N

"You know you're black, but you have to kind of figure out that you're gay." @DeanAtta joined us in 2019 with his debut YA novel The Black Flamingo, a coming of age story about a mixed-race gay teen. 🦩 Read more about Dean: https://t.co/Fl1lhPEWk7 #Pride2020 #Pride #PrideMonth

A huge congratulations to @CandiceC_W, who has become the first Black British female author to win Book of the Year at The British Book Awards - for her darkly comic debut Queenie. Revisit Candice discussing discussing Queenie at @edbookfest 2019 ⬇️ https://t.co/h1kTFJOnaL

Looking to keep the kids entertained as the rain continues?🌧️Our friends at @EdSciFest have made #GenerationScience workshop activities available online! Explore the body, learn how electricity works, investigate the moon – and more 👁️💡🌓
Get started ➡️https://t.co/WPiqRvsz72 https://t.co/5GMd2p0IbK

Looking to keep the kids entertained as the rain continues?🌧️Our friends at @EdSciFest have made #GenerationScience workshop activities available online! Explore the body, learn how electricity works, investigate the moon – and more 👁️💡🌓 Get started ➡️https://t.co/WPiqRvsz72 https://t.co/5GMd2p0IbK

Hats off to the phenomenal poets shortlisted for the 2020 @EdMorganTrust Poetry Award🥳 @brambrella, @mgloki @DavidRossLinkla @paulmalgrati, @a_pirmohamed Kirsten Kerr & @stewartasanders Winner announced at a special @edbookfest event 👀#edwinmorgan100 https://t.co/52ycNjVbRy

Quoted @JackieKayPoet

Here’s another #Makar Sunday poem for you - I know it was supposed to be #orkneypride and #DublinPride and #LondonPride this weekend, among others,so hope you’re finding ways to celebrate #gaypride #LGBTQIA #PrideMonth #PrideMarchFromHome https://t.co/Xl0VNfvNkB

What better way to brighten up a dreich Monday than with this gorgeous poem from Scotland's Makar @JackieKayPoet 🌞🌈💕 #PrideMonth #PRIDE2020 #Pride https://t.co/1OxyIFQXH2

Quoted @edfilmfest

It's time to take a front row seat, #EdFilmFestAtHome is finally here! 🏠🎬 Over the next 12 days, you can watch the best selection of upcoming releases, as well as exclusive Q&A's, right from your sofa. Streaming on @CurzonCinemas now • https://t.co/Vlvh9Lt6JV https://t.co/tpujFMiSKc

#EdFilmFestAtHome is in full swing! With an incredible line-up of new films, live Q&As and special guests, it’s the perfect way to enjoy a wet weekend inside 🍿📺🌧️ Browse the full programme📽️https://t.co/pfeOxaZLED https://t.co/pbxgvD0kvk

⏰Time’s running out to submit your entry for the #AnneFrankWritingAwards – the deadline is 30 June⏰ Open to young people aged 10-15, the awards will be judged by 2019 Booker Prize winner Bernadine Evaristo & TS Eliot Prize nominee @Anthony1983!
📝- https://t.co/blVhCRV3EF https://t.co/poJ4zqXJ9w

⏰Time’s running out to submit your entry for the #AnneFrankWritingAwards – the deadline is 30 June⏰ Open to young people aged 10-15, the awards will be judged by 2019 Booker Prize winner Bernadine Evaristo & TS Eliot Prize nominee @Anthony1983! 📝- https://t.co/blVhCRV3EF https://t.co/poJ4zqXJ9w

Browse all the fantastic #IndieBookAwards shortlisted titles here 🔎📚 https://t.co/rvgjB2Tqs1

A huge 👏 to all the #IndieBookAwards winners – part of #IndieBookshopWeek 2020! 🎉🎉🎉

Girl, Woman, Other - Bernardine Evaristo
Mudlarking - @LondonMudlark
Don’t Worry, Little Crab - @chrishaughton
The Girl Who Speaks Bear - @sophieinspace 

@booksaremybag @BAbooksellers https://t.co/kiPQqHkLGu

A huge 👏 to all the #IndieBookAwards winners – part of #IndieBookshopWeek 2020! 🎉🎉🎉 Girl, Woman, Other - Bernardine Evaristo Mudlarking - @LondonMudlark Don’t Worry, Little Crab - @chrishaughton The Girl Who Speaks Bear - @sophieinspace @booksaremybag @BAbooksellers https://t.co/kiPQqHkLGu

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