The Edinburgh Book Festival – Online festival

In response to the Covid pandemic, the Edinburgh Book Festival created a fully digital event in August 2020. The on-line festival offered 147 live and pre-recorded events which included, book readings, real-time chatrooms, live author Q&As, virtual book signings & on-line selfies. Audience members able to ‘que’ in a virtual waiting room. Online forums allowed authors to interact with their audience. The Charity expects to continue a hybrid in-person and digital festival for future years.