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With an international reputation as a prize-winning novelist Ron Butlin is also a former Edinburgh Poet Laureate / Makar. Before taking up writing full-time he was, at various times, a lyricist with...

I am a poet, writer and editor. Scottish National Poetry Slam Champion 2012-13. Commissioning Editor for Red Squirrel Press (Scotland) and run a poetry night in Edinburgh called 10RED. 

I’m a Gaelic poet and writer, live in the Isle of Skye and write mostly in Gaelic, although I have published work in English also. Most of my poetry has not been translated into English although some...

John Cairney is well known to audiences in Scotland and internationally through his one-man shows about Burns. Indeed, in many minds he is synonymous with the Bard and is considered as one of the...

Maria Cairnie is a poet, storyteller, composer and writer for children. She has an established career as a teacher and lecturer in early years education with a special interest in contemporary...

I was brought up on a small farm in Dumfriesshire and attended a country primary school of only thirteen pupils before going on to Lockerbie Academy. At the University of Edinburgh I studied medicine...

Robin Cairns has had plays performed at various London Fringe theatres including the King’s Head, Islington and the Man In the Moon, Kensington. His “War Of The Worlds” featured as a Time Out “must...

I am a playwright, actress and director. I have worked in theatre, primarily in Scotland, for 21 years. I have worked as an actor in radio, film and TV and though I enjoy it immensely I have always...

I was born in the USA, educated in the US and England, and have lived and worked in Scotland since 1971. I was with the National Museum of Scotland in various capacities (including Head of...

I’m an award-winning illustrator and lettering artist born in Dundee and now based in the beautiful East Neuk of Fife. I studied at Edinburgh College of Art and Glasgow School of Art, graduating in...

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