Category Archive: Edinburgh

Another Summer, Another edbookfest…

Another summer is drawing to a close, and I’ve returned from Edinburgh with another fantastic book festival experience under my belt. Every August, during the fringe, the Edinburgh International Book Festival is held… Continue reading

Short Story Award ~ Finalist

I’m super excited about this. Aesthetica Magazine is a great read with a beautiful look and feel, and I’m honored to have been chosen for publication! The story I submitted is one I wrote… Continue reading

2013/14 Alumna Jenny Gray wins Write Aberdeen

Wohooo! That’s my homegirl! 😀 2013/14 Alumna Jenny Gray wins Write Aberdeen.

Five things you learn when you live in Edinburgh…..

1. There’s a beautiful emancipation statue of Abe Lincoln in Old Calton Burial Ground 2. Speaking of Calton Hill, if you want an easier way to get up instead of the stairs/ramp-of-death combo,… Continue reading

EdBookfest ~ Irvine Welsh Shuts it Down

So, Mr. Trainspotting himself had an event last night at the Edinburgh International Book Festival. The talk was part discussion on the craft, part promo for his new novel The Sex Lives of Siamese Twins, and… Continue reading

EdBookfest ~ Making Meaning of the Voices

This event was part of a series at the Edinburgh International Book Festival called “Conversations with Ourselves.” This series has been exploring different kinds of ‘Voice Hearing’ and how the phenomenon has been… Continue reading

Filer Stalking ~ Day 1 EdBookFest

So day 1 of the Edinburgh Book Festival saw us basically stalking Nathan Filer (The Shock of the Fall) from one event to the next. In the first he was joined by Stewart… Continue reading

The Shock of the Fall ~ Review

I was pleasantly surprised by this book. I’m ashamed to say it, but I’d been avoiding it just because I didn’t find the cover appealing. It struck me as a little Fault in… Continue reading

Fist bumps at the Fringe

The Fringe is on!

Watch this space for Edinburgh Fringe 2014 highlights!

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