Polly Clark

Polly Clark

Polly Clark was born in Toronto, Canada in 1968 and was brought up in Cumbria, Lancashire and the Borders of Scotland. She has pursued a number of careers including zoo-keeping at Edinburgh Zoo and teaching English in Hungary. In 1997 she won an Eric Gregory Award for...
Linda Cracknell

Linda Cracknell

Linda Cracknell has built up an impressive track record since winning the Macallan/Scotland on Sunday short story competition in 1998. Her first collection, Life Drawing (11:9, 2000), was shortlisted for the Saltire First Book Award. She was a recipient of the...
Juliet Conlin

Juliet Conlin

Juliet Conlin was born in London and now lives in Berlin. In between, she has worked – among other things – as a barmaid, a bank clerk, a secretary, a lecturer and a research scientist. Juliet studied Psychology at Staffordshire University, where she gained a first...
Jim Crumley

Jim Crumley

Jim Crumley was born and raised in Dundee. He left school at sixteen to work at the newspaper and magazine publisher and Dundee institution, DC Thomson, followed by stints at a number of major Scottish newspapers. He is best known, however, as a nature writer, with...
Angus Calder

Angus Calder

Angus Calder was a prolific author, poet, critic, editor, historian and journalist. He took a degree in English from King’s College, Cambridge and a doctorate on Second World War British politics from the University of Sussex. He spent 14 years as a Staff Tutor in...