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Scotland’s capital, the home of, became the first UNESCO City of Literature for its rich literary heritage, but Scotland’s prowess in publishing doesn’t end in Edinburgh. We have Wigtown, Scotland’s National Book Town, a wealth of festivals nationwide and a thriving scene of literary salons, poetry and new writing for theatre.

We collaborate with Creative Writing students and graduates from the University of Edinburgh and Napier University, filming interviews during the Edinburgh International Book Festival. Feel free to browse through some of our author interviews on the site. is a celebration of all this and more, for readers, writers – all lovers of literature.

…and about ourselves

  • Dr David Rushton, Director, Institute of Local Television
  • Olivia Vitazkova, Project Coordinator
  • Lee Richardson, Filmmaker and Editor
  • Ben Grieve, Filmmaker and Editor
  • Elga Dudareva, Filmmaker and Editor

Our Book Festival Team 2015

  • Julie Whitely
  • Frances Hilder
  • Gavin Ritchie
  • Ricky Brown
  • Olivia Vitazkova
  • Catriona O’Sullivan
  • Ali Millar
  • Sylvia Ferradal
  • Dave Hammond
  • Jon Wheal
  • Bridgette Richards