Meik Wiking is the CEO of the Happiness Research Institute in Copenhagen and author of The Little Book of Hygge.
Songmaker Kirsty Law, author Kirsty Logan and harpist Esther Swift came together at the Edinburgh International Book Festival to perform their dark fairytale reimagining, Lord Fox.
In his Fringe show Two Little Ducks, UK spoken-word artist and activist Matt Abbott uses poetry to explore contemporary politics.
Graeme Macrae Burnet’s literary thriller, His Bloody Project, explores a brutal triple murder in the Scottish Highlands in 1869 through a variety of different, at times conflicti...
Holly Smale is the author of Geek Girl, a teen book series that follows the comic adventures of a high-school girl turned high-fashion model.
Meow Meow is an international actress, singer, and dancer.
Leyla Josephine is a performance artist and writer from Glasgow.
Rona Munro is an award-winning Scottish writer for theatre, television and radio.
Paula Varjack is a writer, filmmaker and performance maker.
Luke Wright is a British poet, performer and broadcaster.
Hannah Chutzpah is a performance poet, writer and activist.
Agnes Török is a Swedish spoken-word performer, poetry events organizer and part of Loud Poets.
Jemima Foxtrot is an award-shortlisted performance poet who fuses spoken word and song in her Fringe show, Melody.
Jenny Lindsay is a poet, performer and promoter of spoken word in Scotland.
Annie Ryan is the founder and Artistic Director of The Corn Exchange.