Edinburgh International Book Festival
Sun 20 Aug 2023
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Ed book fest

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Talk About Consent with Alan Bissett, Holly Bourne, Emma Dennis-Edwards & Leyla Josephine image

Explore the thorny and pertinent issues faced by young people around consent. Hear from Scottish novelist and playwright Alan Bissett about his new book, Lads: A Guide to Respect and Consent; Screenwriter Emma Dennis-Edwards, who has written episodes of Casualty, EastEnders, and most recently factual drama Consent, based on hundreds of testimonies of young people; and bestselling author Holly Bourne, who shares exclusive details from her new novel, You Could Be So Pretty. Chaired by poet and performer Leyla Josephine.