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I am a Scottish writer and I have been obsessed with reading and making up stories from a young age, and spent a large chunk of my childhood, curled up on a window seat in my local library, nose...

I was born in Edinburgh in 1948, and lived there for almost 50 years. I now live, with my wife Mik, in the coastal village of Gullane, some 20 miles to the east.In 1971 I was awarded an MA (Hons) by...

I was born in Scotland but mainly raised elsewhere –  England, Turkey, Denmark, Spain – then worked in London for several years before returning to Scotland. I’m now based in Edinburgh, and head...

Rab Wilson was born in the Ayrshire mining village of New Cumnock, on 1st September 1960. His first work to bring him public recognition was his ‘owersettin’, in Scots, of the famous medieval Persian...

I was born in Dunfermline, raised in Kelty, West Fife, and live in North Lanarkshire with my partner and daughter. A national schoolboy boxing champion and internationalist, I left school at sixteen...

Susan Wilson writes under the names S M Wilson for Young Adult books and Scarlet Wilson for romance writing. I’m a nurse and health visitor, currently working in public health and live on the west...

As one of my primary school teachers once said: “Alan is easily distracted.” As a child I was always making up stories in my head, having adventures building gang huts and play-acting. When I...

I was born in Arbroath, have a degree in Classics, and taught English abroad until coming back to Scotland in 1990. I’m married, with two daughters (now moved on) and two dogs (very much still...

Born in 1951 and brought up on the shores of Loch Lomond, I studied at Stirling University and then, excluding stints with the Equal Opportunities Commission, BBC Radio Scotland and as a Museum...

Rapunzel Wizard writes and performs poetry, along with prose, plays, and songs. He started young, first reciting verse to an audience when he was six. He was originally from Sussex, but is now living...

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