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.
An author whose previous jobs include working as an avocado picker, a magazine editor and a greengrocer has claimed the Dundee International Book Prize 2015.
One of Dundee’s best loved characters warmed up for the city’s literary festival with a unique presentation.
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.
Monsters, Ministers and Mayhem new e-book reveals weird and wonderful tales from The Courier archives
Some of the characters who brought chaos to the streets of Tayside and Fife in centuries past have been resurrected in a new Courier e-book.
You can’t get away from the river, they say of Dundee, and for good reason.
A literary map of Dundee has been produced by Dundee Central Library staff, who will be walking it on Sunday for charity.
The Dundonian author of a thought-provoking book about her battle with anorexia has revealed steps are being taken to turn her story into a film.
An Oxfordshire woman who says writing “changed my life” has won the Dundee International Book Prize 2014.
Dundee Literary Festival 2014 opens today.