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18 October 2019

Scottish Writers Showcase biographies

Ajay CloseAmanda ThomsonAmbrose Parry (pseudonym used by the writing duo  Chris Brookmyre and  Marisa Haeztman),  Anna Levin,  Martin Macintyre and  Polly Clark will be reading and discussing their work with Professor of Creative Writing,  Louise Welsh, at a Scottish Writers Showcase in Glasgow on 22 August 2019 in honour of Publishing Scotland's  International Fellows 2019.

  • Scottish Writers 2019

    Ajay Close is an award-winning journalist as well as a playwright and novelist.

  • Scottish Writers 2019

    Amanda Thomson is a visual artist and writer who teaches at the Glasgow School of Art. A Scots Dictionary of Nature (Saraband) is her first book.

  • Scottish Writers 2019

    Ambrose Parry is a pseudonym for a collaboration between Chris Brookmyre and Marisa Haetzman.

  • Scottish Writers 2019

    Anna Levin is a writer with a special interest in people's connection with the natural world.

  • Scottish Writers 2019

    Martin Macintyre is an acclaimed author, bàrd and storyteller.

  • Scottish Writers 2019

    Polly Clark is a poet and the author of two novels: Larchfield and Tiger.

  • Scottish Writers 2019

    Louise Welsh, who will chair the showcase, works in several forms including novels, short stories, opera libretti, radio, performance and sound art.