Esther W

Esther W

Esther W. spent much of her childhood growing up on South Ronaldsay in Orkney, where her father was convicted of physical and sexual abuse. Today, Esther has a BA in Design and lives in the West Midlands. Her website and blog is www.survivormum.com, where she charts...
Tom Pow

Tom Pow

Tom Pow was born in Edinburgh in 1950. Primarily a poet, several of his collections have won awards and three of his poetry collections have been short-listed for Scottish Book of the Year. Most recently, Dear Alice – Narratives of Madness (Salt Publishing) won the...
Zannah Kearns

Zannah Kearns

Zannah took an MA in Creative Writing at Cardiff university, before going on to work in the charity sector. She now lives in Berkshire with her husband and two young children. Books by Zannah Kearns No Use Crying The discovery of a grandfather Niki thought had died...
Willie Robertson

Willie Robertson

Willie Robertson grew up in Dundee. He runs a company that delivers specialist training in the oil and gas industry all over the world. Books by Willie Robertson On The Milk Set in Dundee in 1962, this evocative and very funny memoir traces Willie Robertson’s...
William McIlvanney

William McIlvanney

William McIlvanney, the ‘godfather of Tartan Noir’, was born in the town of Kilmarnock, the son of a former miner. He studied at Kilmarnock Academy and later at the University of Glasgow, after which he worked as an English teacher. Acclaimed for the mixture of...