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23 November 2017

Writers and publishers on The List's Hot 100 of 2017

1 November 2017

The Hot 100 is The List's annual celebration of the figures who've contributed most to the cultural landscape in Scotland during the year. This year's list (published on 1 November) is topped by publisher 404 Ink.

 

Particular congratulations to:

  • publishers Laura Jones and Heather McDaid of 404 Ink (1)
  • publishers Sha Nazir, Heather Palmer and Jack Lothian of BHP Comics (62)
  • publishers John Chalmers and Sara Marrs at Metaphrog (90)

 

Some other literary names on the list include:

  • Denise Mina (writer) (13)
  • Zinnie Harris (playwright) (22)
  • Glasgow Women's Library (28)
  • Sara Shaawari (playwright) and Henry Bell (writer/editor) (43)
  • Bloody Scotland (Crime Writing Festival) (48)
  • Neu! Reekie! (events) (50)
  • Rachel McCrum (poet) (55)
  • Peggy Hughes (Director, Dundee Literary Festival) (57)
  • Apphia Campbell (playwright and performer) (71)
  • Flint and Pitch (Jenny Lindsay's new spoken word project) (80)
  • Gary McNair (storyteller) (84)
  • Louise Gray (writer) (87)
  • David Greig (Artistic Director of the Royal Lyceum Theatre) (89)
  • Kaite Welsh (writer) (94)
  • Chris Brookmyre (writer) (95)