I have a lifetime's experience in literature as a playwright, journalist, author and - for the last five years - as an independent publisher at Scotland Street Press in Edinburgh. My first book was published by Chatto and Windus and Vintage in London and Farrar, Straus and Giroux in New York.
The book was shortlisted for a Lamda Award in New York in 2016. Since 2014, I have been working on an historical novel set at the turn of the 16th/17th century in Denmark, Edinburgh and London.
I have spoken at the Edinburgh Book Festival, the Jaipur Book Festival in India, The Centre for Fiction in New York, the Boston Atheneum, The Savile Club in London, Bregenz in Austria, Wigton Book Festival, New York University Graduate Centre, The Saltire Society, Edinburgh University Chaplaincy, and many more. I have also been invited by the Boni Institute in New York to talk on CK Scott Moncrieff and on setting up a new publishing house.