Event Details


Assembly Hall, New College Mound Place Edinburgh EH1 2LX


3 December 2021 13:00 – 14:00 GMT


Ticket: Free

About the Event

In conversation with James Robertson

About this event

James Robertson is the author of seven novels: The Fanatic, Joseph Knight, The Testament of Gideon Mack, And the Land Lay Still, The Professor of Truth, To Be Continued and, most recently, News of the DeadJoseph Knight won the Saltire Society Scottish Book of the Year and the Scottish Arts Council Book of the Year, The Testament of Gideon Mack was longlisted for the 2006 Man Booker Prize, and And the Land Lay Still won the Saltire Society Scottish Book of the Year. Robertson is also the author of four short story collections, most recently 365: Stories, five poetry collections and numerous children’s books written in English and Scots. He runs the independent publishing house Kettillonia, and he is a co-founder and general editor of the Scots language imprint Itchy Coo, which produces books in Scots for children and young adults.