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Tom Hubbard

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Contact: tfhubbard@yahoo.co.uk
Local authority: Fife
Languages: English, Scots
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I am a novelist, poet, and literary and cultural scholar. My work features European and Scottish themes. I am Fife-born, much travelled, and have worked at universities in France, US, Hungary, Ireland, Scotland as researcher or professor.

I was the first librarian of the Scottish Poetry Library, 1984-92. A writer's residency, Chateau Lavigny, Switzerland (2012), overlooking Lake Geneva, is where I began writing my second novel, which has a bleak Fife setting: this would suggest that I thrive on contrast.

(Works in Scots)

Local authorities can visit

Dundee; Edinburgh City; Fife; Glasgow City

Events can deliver

Performance; Reading

Topics of work

Activism & protest; Class & society; Comedy, humour & funny books; Contemporary fiction; Fairy tales, folklore & mythology; History; Politics; Translation; Travel writing

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Age groups can work with


Audience size

11-30; 31-100