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’.
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.
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.
A novel set in Perth and written by an author based in the Fair City is in the running for a prestigious UK literary prize.
A historian has unearthed the first unseen Sherlock Holmes story in over 80 years.
You can’t get away from the river, they say of Dundee, and for good reason.