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.
The son of a flying pioneer who made the first flight from Britain to India will give a talk on his ancestor in Dundee.
Memories of the changing face of Dundee waterfront have been drawn together in a project to preserve the past.
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.
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.
Writers including Val McDermid, Michel Faber and Kate Mosse will make appearances during Scotland's fourth national celebration of books and reading, organisers have announced.
Crime-writing farmer James Oswald’s works could soon be on TV, four years after a chance conversation stopped him quitting writing to farm full-time.
A former magician’s assistant, a musician and a writer based in Singapore have been revealed as the finalists for the 2015 Dundee International Book Prize.
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.