EIBF 2012 Wednesday 22 August
10:15 Claire Kilroy & Adam Thorpe
Defying Market Forces
Two writers whose novels are taking them in exciting new directions.
11:00 Dennis O’Donnell
Warding Off Some Dark Memories.
Recounting the stories of patients and friends in The Locked Ward.
11:00-12:30 Writing Workshop
The Art Of Performance
Performance poet Tim Turnbull explores how performance can improve your writing.
11:30 Stef Penney
Why Don’t They Want to Find Rose Janko?
Ray Lovell aims to uncover the truth for a distraught father in The Invisible Ones.
15:00 Quitin Jardine
Is This the End for Britain’s Toughest Cop?
The 22nd novel featuring DCI Skinner Funeral Note.
Ros Barber & John Connell
Inside the Minds of Conan Doyle and Marlowe
Join the authors as they discuss how it felt to occupy another author’s mind.
16:30 Liz Lochead
An hour with Scotland’s Poet Laureate.
Lochead reads from her recently published selection, A Choosing.
18:30 Ian McEwan and Alex Salmond
A Great British Writer Meets Scotland’s First Minister
Scotland’s First Minister talks about life beyond politics with Ian McEwan.