The Edinburgh International Book Festival kicks off on 10th August, with many Blake Friedmann authors on the bill.
Achmat Dangor will be talking with Sindiwe Magona about
'Getting Over Apartheid' on Monday 19th August - details here.
Laurie Penny will be discussing her book DISCORDIA and the
Greek Financial Crisis on Tuesday 20th August - details here.
South African author Henrietta Rose-Innes will appear with Sifiso Mzobe as part of the First Book Award Nominee series of events on Monday 26th August - details here. Henrietta will also be participating in one of the daily Imprisoned Writers events on Monday 19th August, run by Amnesty International at 17:30 in the Peppers Theatre. See more about Henrietta Rose-Innes here.
Meanwhile as part of the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, Eddie
Argos' show ISLANDERS is on at Underbelly, Cowgate from 1st - 25th August (Details
here), as is Rachel
Hirons' show DIRTY LAUNDRY (details here). More information
about Rachel Hirons here.
Carole Blake, Isobel Dixon and Juliet Pickering will also be attending the Book Festival.
The Edinburgh Festival is one of the largest arts events in the world and takes place for three weeks every August in Scotland's capital city. More information about the festival here.