ABOUT

I am an author, poet, screenwriter, short story writer, essays, articles, plays.

The Sunlight Pilgrims is my second novel, published in the UK and US (2016) and France (2017).

The Dead Queen of Bohemia (New & Collected poems) is published by Polygon, Birlinn (2016).

My debut novel is The Panopticon (2012). It is published in the UK, USA, France, Czech, Italy, Turkey, Australia, Korea, Germany, Croatia.

I was selected as one of the Granta Best Of Young British Novelists (2013) a once-in-a-decade accolade.

The Sunday Herald Culture Awards selected me as the Scottish Author Of The Year (2016).

My novels are available on Apple iPad, Kindle & audiobook.

I previously won 3AM Poetry Book of the Year and was nominated for the Pushcart, have been on lists for prizes such as The Sunday Times, IMPAC Dublin, James Tait Black & Desmond Elliott.

I have written for BBC Radio 4, The New York Times, The Independent, and Marie Claire among others.

Over the next year I will be collating a book of my artwork and photography, which will be published by Word Power Women (2017).

I have written the screenplay for my debut novel The Panopticon, which is being made by Sixteen Films.

I am currently working on novels 3 and 4, also very quietly doing a PhD with a critical thesis on Kafka. I will be teaching at the Arvon Foundation in September with Niall Griffiths.