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Comics: Jens Harder at the Edinburgh Book Fest

August 30, 2016 | 0 Comments

Final day of the world’s largest public literary bash at the Edinburgh International Book Festival yesterday, and another gloriously warm, bright, sunny day as I headed in to see German creator Jens Harder discussing his...

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On Saturday I had the pleasure of chairing a talk with Mary and Bryan Talbot, who were paying a return visit to the Edinburgh International Book Festival to discuss their fascinating graphic novel from Cape,...

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Comics: Tom Gauld at the Edinburgh Book Fest

August 26, 2016 | 2 Comments

I had the pleasure of chairing Tom Gauld‘s event at the Edinburgh International Book Festival earlier this week. After we’d introduced ourselves Tom gave a terrific short reading (with sound effects – “ping!”) and slideshow...

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Some comics fun at the Edinburgh Book Festival

September 9, 2015 | 1 Comments

Over the last week or so of August I’ was busy enjoying the Edinburgh International Book Festival, both as an audience member and as a participant again (I was asked to chair a couple of...

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We’re halfway through the world’s largest literary festival’s 2015 bash here in Edinburgh, and on Sunday as I headed to an event celebrating a new poetry collection even our ever so changeable Scottish weather decided...

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Edinburgh International Book Festival 2015

June 11, 2015 | 0 Comments

(director Nick Barley introducing some of the highlights from this year’s Edinburgh International Book Festival, pic from my Flickr) Yesterday morning I was at the launch for this year’s Edinburgh International Book Festival programme, our...

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Edinburgh Book Festival: Mary and Bryan Talbot

August 27, 2012 | 0 Comments

Friday 24th of August, and as the world’s largest literary bash, the Edinburgh International Book Festival, entered its final weekend for this year I headed in once more to the delightful environs of the New...

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Edinburgh Book Festival: Grant Morrison

August 22, 2012 | 0 Comments

Top comics scribe Grant Morrison returned to the Edinburgh International Book Festival for his second visit following his very successful Book Fest gig last year and again it was an absolutely packed late-night audience. Grant...

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Edinburgh Book Festival: Martin Rowson

August 20, 2012 | 0 Comments

One of the UK’s finest satirical cartoonists, Martin Rowson, paid a welcome return visit to the Edinburgh International Book Festival on Friday, and was absolutely on top form. Comics and cartoons were discussed, politicians were...

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Brit graphic novels at the Book Fest!

August 12, 2012 | 0 Comments

The world’s largest celebration of the written word, the Edinburgh International Book Festival, begun this weekend and we even got a sunny day for it and a warm, dry evening for the launch party on...

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