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*Please note Daniel is currently unavailable for Live Literature sessions*I grew up in the seclusion of the Lammermuir hills in East Lothian where my love of stories and nature was kindled. After...

Grace Banks has been working alongside community groups since 1998 sharing her love for history, her local area, and the outdoors through story, music, song, and natural history stimulus. She...

I moved with my family to Orkney some years ago. Here, I run writing workshops for children and adults and am a member of the Stromness Writers Group. I grew up in Surrey and have also lived in Otago...

Margaret Bennett was brought up in a family of tradition bearers — Gaelic (from the Isle of Skye) on her mother’s side and Lowland Scots on her father’s. Folklorist, ethnologist and prize-winning...

I’m a writer, illustrator, traditional ballad singer and storyteller in North East Scotland. From 1998-2003 I was Creative Writing Fellow in Scots at Aberdeen University's Elphinstone Institute. I...

I was born into a farming family in the ancient realm of Carrick and raised on a diet of songs and storytelling. My happiest times were working on the farms or rambling the Galloway Hills and I hope...

Renita Boyle has been described as ‘a remarkable storyteller – a powerball of imagination and inventiveness, who can keep young audiences spellbound and older listeners thinking.’ Her repertoire...

I tell folk and fairy tales and legends from around the world, giving each story a particularly Scottish flavour. Often fantastical, always humorous, my tales enthral young and old alike. I have...

I was born in Dumfries in 1978 and grew up in a house where everyday news was like a story being told. My Papa and father were big influences on me when I was younger. They often told me stories....

I was born in York and raised in Cumbria.  I studied Law and Fine Art at Leeds Metropolitan University and Leeds Polytechnic respectively.  I have worked as a hypnotherapist.  I have a...

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