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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...

Fiona Thackeray has won prizes including the Macallan/Scotland on Sunday Awards, the Neil Gunn Competition and Woman’s Own magazine Summer Fiction contest. Her work has been broadcast on BBC Radio 4...

Born in London in 1979, to parents from the North East of Scotland, I still have close ties in Morayshire and Aberdeenshire. I’ve previously lived in London, Paris, and Turin, and now live in...

Ruth Thomas is a novelist and short-story writer, and is published by Faber and Polygon. She is currently working on a new story collection and has recently finished her third novel.

Alice Thompson grew up in Edinburgh and read English at Oxford University. She played keyboard with the band, The Woodentops, and is the author of three novels: Justine (1996), winner of the James...

I was born in Glasgow in 1967, and graduated in Architecture from Glasgow Scool of Art in 1989. I won the Grolsch/Glasgow Herald Question Of Style Award in 1989, and 2nd prize in the Neil Gunn...

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