Book Week Scotland Digital Festival

Ever wondered who Scotland's greatest football rebel is? Want to discover the hidden secrets of Wikipedia? How about a poetry slam with some of Scotland's top wordsmiths, live-streamed into your living room? We'll be releasing programme details of our Book Week Scotland 2018 digital festival in early November, so check back here for updates. In the meantime, enjoy some of the highlights from last year's online extravaganza. 

Make sure you follow our Book Week Scotland Facebook page and @BookWeekScot on Twitter, then delve into this cornucopia of digital goodies. And keep an eye out for the all-new Digital Festival for Book Week Scotland 2018! 


Val McDermid, Stuart MacBride and Doug Johnstone playing Cluedo

Poet on stage

Crime Writers Cluedo

Bestselling crime writers Val McDermid, Stuart MacBride and Doug Johnstone discuss their work while pitting their knowledge of the criminal mind against each other.

Book Week Scotland Poetry Slam

Watch poets Jenny Lindsay, Harry Giles, Andrew Blair and Katie Ailes perform original work. Hosted by comedian Sian Bevan and programmed by Edinburgh City of Literature.

 Vloggers Simon, Jen and Jean

 Chef Ben Reade with Jekyll and Hyde

The Unboxing Challenge! 

Can three top vloggers guess which books the clues in our mystery boxes point to? Tune in to find out!

 Make a Literary-Inspired Meal

Edinburgh Food Studio's Ben Reade creates a mouth-watering three-course meal inspired by Scottish literature.