In this guest blog, Josephine Jay, who has been interning with the Book Festival for the last six months, reflects on her experiences.
In this guest blog, Hollie from The Citizen Collective shares her view of what it’s like to be a teenager living through a pandemic
In this Guest Blog, Leyla Josephine reflects on her time as Schools Writer in Residence for Citizen.
The Book Festival’s first Citizen Schools Writer in Residence, the poet and novelist Claire Askew, summarises her inspiring experience working with three Edinburgh high schools to explore ideas of belonging and identity.The Citizen Schools programme was wide-reaching in its first year: I was invited to engage with three very different groups of young people from three different schools in Edinburgh. …
A new sequence of poems inspired by our New Passages creative exchange programme from Glasgow-based poet Nalini Paul
A new sequence of poems inspired by our New Passages creative exchange programme from poet, novelist, translator and editor Sampurna Chattarji.
A new piece of writing by Sandip Roy, the award-winning Kolkata-based author of Don’t Let Him Know, and a contributor to NPR in the U.S. as well as the New York Times, the Guardian, BBC, the Telegraph and more. Part of New Passages.
A new short story from award-winning author Abir Mukherjee, inspired by his journey from Edinburgh to Stornoway to Kolkata, India, as part of our New Passages project, supported by the players of People’s Postcode Lottery.