Book Festival

An Audience with Alexander McCall Smith at Emirates Airline Festival of Literature – Event change. 8.00pm 3 March

Date: 3 March 2018
Venue: Al Baraha 1, InterContinental
Time: 8pm

PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS EVENT will now take place at 8.00pm on Saturday 3rd March. This change is due to heavy snowfalls in Edinburgh which have delayed Alexander’s departure. Sadly, much of the UK has ground to a halt over the last few days as sub-zero temperatures and blizzards have hit the country. Alexander sends his […]

Secrets of a Storyteller: Masterclass with Alexander McCall Smith

Date: 3 March 2018
Venue: Al Waha, InterContinental
Time: 6pm

  Alexander McCall Smith, author of more than 100 books including the beloved The No.1 Ladies’ Detective Agency series, brings a masterclass in creative writing to Emirates Festival of Literature. In this intimate creative writing masterclass, discover the writing process of this prolific author, his influences and the secrets he has learned over the years about captivating […]

Byron Writers’ Festival welcomes Alexander McCall Smith

Date: 9 March 2018
Venue: Byron Theatre, 69 Jonson St, Byron Bay
Time: 6.00pm

Byron Writers’ Festival is delighted to invite you along to a special evening with the creator of The No.1 Ladies’ Detective Agency and author of over 100 books, Alexander McCall Smith. Hear first-hand about the people, places and events that have inspired one of the world’s most prolific and most popular writers. Alexander McCall Smith will appear […]

Alexander McCall Smith at Oxford Literary Festival (UK)

Date: 26 March 2017
Venue: Sheldonian Theatre, Oxford Literary Festival
Time: 4.00pm

One of the world’s most prolific and best-loved authors, Alexander McCall Smith, talks about his life and work at Oxford Literary Festival. About Alexander McCall Smith McCall Smith worked for many years as a professor of medical law before turning his hand to writing. Publication of The No. 1 Ladies Detective Agency turned him into a […]