WRITING

A selection of fiction and non-fiction.

THE MASH HOUSE

NEW WRITING SCOTLAND

CAUSEWAY/CABHSAIR

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May 2021

Debut novel. A highland noir about secrets, death and malt whisky.

Published by Unbound.

December 2020

A short story called The Arcade. Two pensioners meet on a blind date. 

Published by the ASLS.

February 2020

A short story called Barriers. A train passenger refuses to show the conductor his ticket.

Published by Aberdeen University Press.

NORTHWORDS NOW

THE NEW YORK TIMES

THE BLUES COUNCIL FEATURE

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September 2012

A short story called Dinnerdate. A couple eat poisoned mussels.

Published by Northwords Now.

March 2018

Lessons and reflections on teaching Robert Burns.

Published in the New York Times Learning Network.

April 2019

The real life story behind Scotland's first rock n' roll tragedy. 

Published in the Herald Arts Magazine.

TIMES EDUCATIONAL SUPPLEMENT

SCOTTISH EMERGING WRITER

MAVERICK AWARD

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January 20, 2019

Articles about education, with a Scottish context.

Published online and in print.

May 2011

Summer residency awarded to work on previous novel.

Hosted by Cove Park.

 2012

Award granted to work on a drama script about the poet William McGonagall.

Funded by the Tom McGrath Trust.