A writer needs to “live” their stories to bring them alive for us. Mandy Haggith, whose Stone Series trilogy is set in the Iron Age, is so close to that long-ago life she can reach out and touch it.
Memories of the changing face of Dundee waterfront have been drawn together in a project to preserve the past.
The son of a flying pioneer who made the first flight from Britain to India will give a talk on his ancestor in Dundee.
Crime writing farmer ‘I write about killing people but no one asks me where the bodies are buried on the farm!’
In an interview ahead of launching his latest detective crime novel, north Fife farmer turned author James Oswald tells MICHAEL ALEXANDER how life has become a ‘bit mad’.
Move over Rabbie Burns! Has history overlooked a working class 19th century Dundee writer known as the People’s Poet? MICHAEL ALEXANDER spoke to a Dundee literary expert to find out more.
Turbulent scenes on the streets of Perth a century ago are brought to life in a new novel about the struggle for women’s votes.
Interview: Scottish crime author Stuart MacBride ‘ I got a dissecting room named after me. As far as I know that is unique!’
When Stuart MacBride was waiting to ship his first Scottish crime novel a decade ago, his laser printer broke and, at the very least, he hoped the advance from his publisher would cover the cost of a new one.
A Dundee-born best-selling author, whose story about his upbringing in the 1950s became one of the most sought- after books in the city, has revealed he hopes the second chapter of his memoirs prove to be even better than the first.
Award-winning authors will host events at the 2015 Dundee Literary Festival alongside a Hollywood actor and Great British Bake Off winner.
A day in the life of a young mill worker inspired a teenage author’s winning entry to a charity short story competition.