Britain uses “Kafkaesque” rules to refuse visas to authors invited to the Edinburgh International Book Festival

There’s a clue in the word “international. The Edinburgh International Book Festival may not be the biggest book event in the world, but it is one of the most respected. Or rather, it used to be. But in the insular world of Brexit chaos and intolerance that is today’s Britain it seems the Edinburgh Festival Read More …

New head of sales at the Edinburgh International Book Festival

The Edinburgh Arts Festival is regarded by many as the largest arts events in the world, which often overshadows the Edinburgh International Book Festival (EIBF) which runs concurrent. But the EIBF is a powerhouse in its own right, owning and operating two large pop-up shops within Charlotte Square Gardens, including the largest specialty Children’s Bookshop Read More …