Many literary and book festivals now take place online. You can find out more information on individual festivals below.

Resources

The Edinburgh International Book Festival is an annual event held every August. You can catch up with lots of talks, author sessions and discussion groups from last year's event by visiting the Book Festival website.

 

Book Week Scotland 2020 takes place every November. It is an annual celebration of books and reading throughout Scotland involving people of all ages. The event always has a packed programme featuring Scotland's authors, poets, playwrights, storytellers and illustrators. 

 

Book Week Scotland  

Libraries Week takes place in October and celebrates the nation's much-loved libraries.

 

Libraries Week

The annual Scottish International Storytelling Festival takes place in October. Find out more about the festival, including online events, by visiting their website.  

 

Scottish International Storytelling Festival

The annual Wigtown Book Festival usually take place in late September. You can catch up last year's authors - which included Maggie O'Farrell, Sue Black, Andrew Marr and Kate Humble- by visiting the festival website. 

 

Wigtown Book Festival 2020