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Robin Bell is a poet, broadcaster, documentary writer and visual artist. He grew up in rural Perthshire and lived in New York and London for many years. His Stathinver: A Portrait Album 1945-1953 won...

After attending St Andrews University, where I studied economics, I went on to have a thirty-year career as a freelance copywriter, before finding success writing fiction. In 2016, I entered and won...

Matt Bendoris has been a journalist since 1989, starting as a pop columnist on a local newspaper before becoming a features writer for The Mirror, Daily Record and The Sun. He wrote his debut crime...

An ex chartered school librarian I am now a children’s poet performing in Scots, a creative writing tutor and a short story writer who is regularly published in national magazines. I am also a...

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...

As a child I was a terrible daydreamer (or terribly good, depending on how you look at it) and from the age of seven I knew I wanted to be a writer - because then, I thought, I could get away with...

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I grew up in Linlithgow before attending the University of Strathclyde in Glasgow, where I graduated with a First in Creative Writing and the bones of my first novel, Shop Front. Since then I have...

Born in 1941, David Betteridge has recently retired from a career in teaching and teacher training. Long involvement in teaching English, both as a Foreign Language and as an Alternative Language,...

I am a freelance playwright/director. I co-founded Glasgow's Clyde Unity Theatre in 1986, and have produced over fifteen plays with them. We toured all over the country, and abroad, taking new...

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