The Edinburgh Writers' Conference 1962: the Legacy

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The Edinburgh Writers' Conference 1962: the Legacy. Panel discussion delivered at the 2012 Edinburgh International Book Festival.

John Calder and Jim Haynes, who organised the Edinburgh Writers' Conference 1962, discuss their memories of those five heady days. Eleanor Bell and Angela Bartie, heading up a Strathclyde University research project on the Conference, explain their attempts to disentangle the myths from the realities of the famous Edinburgh events.
Period17 Aug 2012
Event typeOther
LocationEdinburgh, United KingdomShow on map