LG Thomson was born in Glasgow, grew up in Cumbernauld, went to art school in Dundee, and now lives in the Highlands. She was short-listed for the Dundee Book Prize and her writing has appeared in a wide range of anthologies and literary publications including Wyldblood Magazine, Epoch Press, and Art North.
She is the author of several novels including noir thriller Boyles's Law. Her latest book, Modernist Dreams Brutalist Nightmares, is a searingly honest and brutally funny memoir about being part of the first generation to grow up in Cumbernauld, Scotland's most ambitious and experimental New Town. It is her first nonfiction book.
She has extensive experience of running creative writing workshops and has devised several creative writing courses including Green Ink, a project for young writers age 16-25. She is the co-tutor of a unique creative writing and art course at Bridge House Art in Ullapool, and runs creative writing workshops for Open Book in Ullapool and Coigach.