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Simon Varwell is a travel writer living in Inverness. He was born in 1978 and grew up on the isle of Benbecula in the Western Isles. He is married and works in the university and college sector, a...

I was born in 1975 and grew up in a small village in North East Fife. After completing a degree in English at Glasgow University, I moved to New Zealand for a couple of years and trained as a...

I come from Germany and have now lived in Scotland for ten years. My repertoire centres around Grimm’s tales, Glasgow’s old stories and myths and legends of Skye learned from the renowned Skye...

I was born in Newcastle Upon Tyne – a child of the 60’s just too young to appreciate it! I joined the police in the early 80’s, serving in both Northumbria and Grampian forces but in 1987 I met my...

I live in the Orkney Islands most of the time but am also to be found in Edinburgh and London. I am married to Lib Dem politician Jim Wallace (now Lord Wallace of Tankerness) but I use the title of...

I was born in Kent in 1943. After school, followed by University in Swansea, South Wales, I worked as a fisheries volunteer in Sierra Leone, West Africa for two years. I came to Aberdeen in 1968 to...

Chuck Warren tells stories from the Ottawa tradition as these are less well known than the stories from other groups like the Sioux and Navaho of North America. These stories range from a time before...

I was born, raised and educated in Aberdeen, and did a PhD in Cambridge on the poetry of Hugh MacDiarmid. About that time I also received an Arts Council bursary for my own poetry and was an early...

I have been writing poetry since 1999 and reading at live events since 2010. I won my first poetry slam in April 2011 and the prize was a one-book publishing deal with Bonacia Ltd in Peterborough....

I’m an award-winning author of over 50 books for children and young adults, including the bestselling YA series Angel. I’m also an experienced writing teacher and mentor, passionate about nurturing...

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