About the event
Jackie Kay at the Edinburgh International Book Festival.
The Scottish Mortgage Investment Trust Awards (formerly the Scottish Arts Council Book Awards) have been key to the promotion of Scottish literary talent. Past winners include Ali Smith, Kathleen Jamie, James Robertson and William Dalrymple. In today’s exciting event, four winners in their individual categories discuss their winning books, and discover who has won the prestigious Book of the Year award, worth £30,000. Join this year’s category winners Leila Aboulelah (fiction), Stewart Conn (poetry), Jackie Kay (non-fiction) and Sue Peebles (debut). Chaired by Dame Jenni Murray. Tickets: £10.00, £8.00. Visit: www.edbookfest.co.uk/the-festival/whats-on