Ann O’Loughlin

A leading journalist in Ireland for nearly thirty years Ann O’Loughlin has covered all major news events of the last three decades. Ann spent most of her career with independent newspapers where she was Security Correspondent at the height of The Troubles, and was a senior journalist …


Sally Magnusson

Journalist and broadcaster Sally Magnusson is the author of seven works of non-fiction and three children’s books about Horace the Haggis. She is the recipient of the Glenfiddich Spirit of Scotland Award for Writing 2014 and was shortlisted for the Saltire Literary Book of the Year award for Where …


Sandra Low Ireland

Sandra Ireland was born in Yorkshire, lived for many years in Éire, and is now based in Angus, Scotland. She began her writing career as a correspondent on a local newspaper, but quickly realised that fiction is much more intriguing than fact. In 2013 she was awarded a Carnegie-Cameron Scholarship to study for an Mlitt […]


Gregor Fisher

BAFTA award-winning Gregor Fisher first became a household name with his portrayal of Rab C Nesbitt in the multi-award-winning BBC sitcom of the same name. His extensive television career includes ten series of Rab C Nesbitt and Scotch & Wry and five series of Naked Video. He has starred in BBC dramas such as Blood […]


Ever Dundas

Ever Dundas gained a Creative Writing Masters with Distinction from Edinburgh Napier University in 2011, and she has a First Class Degree in Psychology and Sociology from Queen Margaret University. She has had several short stories and dark fairy tales published and her work has been shortlisted for awards.


Jackie Copleton

Jackie Copleton lived in Nagasaki and Sapporo where she taught English before returning to England and becoming a journalist. This is her first novel. A Dictionary of Mutual Understanding ‘What and how much should I admit to myself, and to others? Should I begin with this acknowledgement: my daughter Yuko might be alive today if […]


Rudi Esch

Rudi Esch was born in Düsseldorf and studied Modern German Literature and Philosophy at Heinrich-Heine-University. From 1983 he has played an active part in the Düsseldorf music scene, performing with several punk and new wave bands. In 1987 he formed a band with Klaus Dinger, formerly front man with NEU! Since 1988 Rudi has played […]


Jason Henderson

Jason Henderson began writing for Athletics Weekly in 1995 and has edited the magazine since 2001. He has covered four Olympics and written about athletics for The Sunday Times, Observer, Guardian, The Times and GQ. His passion for athletics was ignited as a teenager in the 1980s when he pestered his father to drive him […]


Gerard McDade

Gerard McDade is a writer, broadcaster, presenter and football commentator. He worked full-time for Celtic’s Media Department as a Producer/Presenter for Celtic TV show, ‘The Huddle’ for two years before returning to Freelance work. A published author (Celtic -The Supersonic ’70s; B&W Publishing 2009), he has just completed his first film screenplay and has contributed […]


Patrick ‘Packie’ Bonner

An Irish national hero – a Celtic great and their most-capped player – Patrick ‘Packie’ Bonner was a one-club man who made more appearances for that club than any other goalkeeper. He won numerous league and cup titles at Celtic, including the centenary double in 1988. He also played 80 times for the Irish national […]