There are lots of Rally & Broad highlights this month, including Inua Ellams on Fri 17 Oct in Edinburgh and Rachel Amey in Glasgow on Sun 26 Oct. But this exclusive launch of the fabulous Kate Tempest’s new collection is our pick of the bunch. The Bongo Club, Edinburgh, Sat 25 Oct.
Billed as ‘the world’s finest feast of traditional storytelling’, the
Scottish International Storytelling Festival is a 12-day celebration
of stories, oral tradition and pure imagination. The festival is now
officially in its late 20s, with 2017 marking its 28th year.
Based in Edinburgh, the majority of events take…
Free readings and discussions plus bookstalls with an emphasis on small and independent presses and writings from outside the mainstream. There are talks, film screenings plus a huge array of books for sale.
The man behind Under the Skin and The Crimson Petal and the White talks about his brand new book The Book of Strange New Things, a typically unpredictable tale of a man who goes on a dangerous journey with a Christian missionary.