Zimet to join Edinburgh International Book Festival

Tamara Zimet is joining the Edinburgh International Book Festival as deputy programme director.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-09 04:56:58 UTC ]
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Mellor and Cobden join Edinburgh International Book Festival

Edinburgh International Book Festival has hired Rachel Mellor and Noëlle Cobden to the roles of children and schools programme manager and communities programme director, respectively. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-15 14:21:17 UTC ]
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Festival Picks: Edinburgh International Book Festival

The International Literature ShowcaseExceptional times call for exceptional writers. International bestselling crime novelist, journalist and Man Booker judge Val McDermid will reveal her selection of the most compelling LGBTQI+ writers working in the UK today. Val McDermid presents...10 August,... Continue reading at British Council global

[ British Council global | 2019-08-02 14:11:05 UTC ]
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Edinburgh International Book Festival cancelled

This year's Edinburgh International Book Festival has been cancelled, owing to the Covid-19 pandemic. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-02 00:46:13 UTC ]
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Mackay to leave Edinburgh International Book Festival

​Simon Mackay is to leave his role as head of book sales and retail at the Edinburgh International Book Festival in spring 2020 to take on a new project.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-02-24 21:36:55 UTC ]
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Gulliver to depart Edinburgh International Book Festival

Roland Gulliver, associate director at the Edinburgh International Book Festival, is to step down from the post in February 2020, after 13 years with EIBF. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-06 11:36:11 UTC ]
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Janet Smyth leaves Edinburgh International Book Festival

Janet Smyth is stepping down from her role of children and education programme manager at the Edinburgh International Book Festival after eight years. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-05-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Edinburgh International Book Festival line-up revealed

Chelsea Clinton and best-selling author Phillip Pullman are among those taking part in the international event. Continue reading at BBC News

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Edinburgh Book Festival: Sturgeon shares 'theory' on politicians and literature

Nicola Sturgeon has taken to the stage at Edinburgh Books Festival and shared her theory on politicians and literature.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-08-23 11:17:55 UTC ]
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During the Edinburgh Book Festival: Publishing Scotland’s 2019 Fellowship

Coinciding with the Edinburgh International Book Festival, 10 editors are on the week-long Publishing Scotland International Fellowship trip. The post During the Edinburgh Book Festival: Publishing Scotland’s 2019 Fellowship appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-08-22 09:35:00 UTC ]
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Shafak and Warner join Edinburgh Book Fringe

Elif Shafak and Marina Warner are among the authors attending the Edinburgh Book Fringe. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-11 07:26:52 UTC ]
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Visa issues could stop authors attending Edinburgh Book Festival, warns director

Problems obtaining visas to enter the UK could put off authors from attending the Edinburgh International Book Festival, its director has warned. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-06-09 05:37:20 UTC ]
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Three UK publishers join 2019 Jerusalem International Book Forum

Three candidates from the British book trade have been selected as recipients of the 2019 Zev Birger Editorial Fellowships at the new Jerusalem International Book Forum. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-12-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Mackay joins Edinburgh festival

Simon Mackay has been appointed the new head of book sales and retail for the Edinburgh International Book Festival (EIBF).  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-02-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Shaw to step down from Edinburgh Festival book sales

James Shaw, the Edinburgh International Book Festival's long-serving head of book sales and retail, is stepping down in October 2018. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-12-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Iranian artist to attend Edinburgh book festival after visa volte-face

Children’s book illustrator Ehsan Abdollahi was denied entry to UK but decision has been overturned by UK embassy in TehranA respected Iranian illustrator who came under the spotlight after he was denied entry to the UK to attend the Edinburgh international book festival has been granted a visa.... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2017-07-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Acclaimed Iranian artist refused visa to attend Edinburgh book festival

Children’s book illustrator Ehsan Abdollahi says Kafkaesque reasons given for refusal An acclaimed Iranian illustrator has been denied a visa to attend the Edinburgh international book festival amid growing criticism of the UK’s handling of Iranian visas.Ehsan Abdollahi, described by the... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2017-07-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Edinburgh Book Festival unveils Brave New Words line-up

The Edinburgh International Book Festival today (13th June) launched its 2017 programme, boasting a line-up including Ian Rankin, Zadie Smith and Roxane Gay. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-06-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Edinburgh Book Festival to move some events

Edinburgh International Book Festival is to move some events to a nearby street in a bid to reduce its impact on the private square where it holds most events. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Jackson joins 'global' book festival

The Edinburgh International Book Festival will be a "global village" this summer with guests from 55 countries, its director has said. Continue reading at BBC News

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