Kathleen Jamie

Kathleen Jamie

Kathleen Jamie is a poet and essayist. Raised in Currie, near Edinburgh, she studied philosophy at Edinburgh University, publishing her first poems as an undergraduate. Her 1995 collection The Queen of Sheba won the Somerset Maugham Award and the Geoffrey Faber...
Malachy Tallack

Malachy Tallack

Malachy Tallack is the author of Sixty Degrees North, published in the UK by Polygon and in North America by Pegasus. The book gained an excellent critical response, was broadcast as a BBC Radio 4 Book of the Week and named Guardian Book of the Week. Born and raised...
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...
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...
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...