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I am the author of two non-fiction books, Sixty Degrees North and the Un-Discovered Islands, as well as a novel, The Valley at the Centre of the World. I’ve written for the Guardian, the...

I come from Perthshire originally, and am now based in Aberdeen. I studied English and Mediaeval History at St Andrews and now work in IT. I write poetry, and the occasional review.

Knotbrook Taylor lives and works in Angus. He writes poetry which explores the world around him in all its beauty and complexity. He has performed his work at the Shore Poets, Edinburgh Fringe, New...

Storyteller/Writer/Poet/Development Worker: Lea’s inputs are always fun, imaginative, energetic, engaging, often participatory but never, never, dull.My school reports always said ‘talks too much’,...

I am the committee rep for the Penicuik branch of the Tyne & Esk writers' groups. I enjoy reading my work to audiences and regularly host writers' evenings where we showcase new work to the...

I am a novelist, essayist, screenwriter and playwright. I was born and raised in Tampin, a small town in southern Malaysia. In 2002 I came to Scotland to pursue a doctorate in creative writing and...

I was born in Falkirk (where I still live), the tasty filling of an Edinburgh/Glasgow panini and home of inspirational artists such as The Cocteau Twins, Gordon Legge, Janet Paisley and Alan Bissett...

Alan Temperley is a Geordie who left grammar school at 16 and joined the Merchant Navy. He has sailed as deck officer, trawlerman and able seaman. After undistinguished National Service in the RAF,...

I grew up in the fishing village of Anstruther in the East Neuk, went to school in St Andrews and read English at Cambridge University. I worked for a time in teaching then later in local radio and...

I was born in Aberdeen and then had a nomadic childhood, ranging from Aberdeenshire to Dar-es-Salaam. Eventually, the wandering settled and I went to Aberdeen Academy for six years, followed by a...

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