Maggie Ritchie

Maggie Ritchie

Maggie Ritchie graduated with Distinction from the University of Glasgow’s Creative Writing MLitt programme in 2012 and was awarded the Curtis Brown Prize. Her first novel Paris Kiss was long-listed for the 2013 Mslexia Novel Competition and was runner-up for the 2012...
George Mackay Brown

George Mackay Brown

George Mackay Brown (1921 – 1996) was one of the greatest Scottish writers of the twentieth century. A prolific poet, admired by such fellow poets as Ted Hughes and Seamus Heaney, he was also an accomplished novelist, dramatist and a master of the short story. Bar a...
Sarah Maine

Sarah Maine

Sarah Maine was born in the UK but grew up in Canada. Returning to England for university, she studied archaeology as an undergraduate and postgraduate, working as an archaeologist in York for many years. Vacations were spent with family exploring the Scottish coast...
Jane Mackenzie

Jane Mackenzie

Jane splits her time between the Scottish Highlands and the village of Collioure in Roussillon, French Catalonia. She spent much of her life working in education and has taught all over the world – in Africa, the Arabian Gulf and Papua New Guinea. Most recently, she...
Hania Allen

Hania Allen

Hanna Allen was born in Liverpool of Polish parents, and holds an honours degree and a doctorate, both in physics, from the University of St Andrews. As a child, she wanted to go into space and came a fair way (but not quite far enough) in the Project Juno competition...
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...