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From an early age I could always be found drawing, painting or making something! I went to primary and secondary school in Dumbarton then onto Glasgow School of Art (more years ago now than I care to...

My first job was as a Labour Ward porter in London, and I spent one year as a volunteer midwife in Kenya, where I met my wife. We have two sons. Over the years I worked in several hospitals in...

Theresa Talbot is a BBC Radio Scotland presenter, best known as the voice of Traffic & Travel and as presenter of The Beechgrove Potting Shed. Born at a very young age in Glasgow, the locals...

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...

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