Alan Taylor

Alan has been a journalist for over 30 years. He was deputy and managing editor at The Scotsman, and Associate Editor of the Sunday Herald. He has contributed to numerous publications, including The TLSThe New Yorker and The Melbourne Age, and edited several acclaimed anthologies – The Assassin’s CloakThe Secret Annexe, The Country Dairies (Canongate), and Glasgow: The Autobiography (Birlinn). His most recent book is the best-seller Appointment in Arezzo: A Friendship with Muriel Spark (Polygon) and he is the editor of the centenary editions of the Collected Novels of Muriel Spark (Polygon). He has been the editor and board member of the Scottish Review of Books since 2004 and has been involved with Emerging Critics since the beginning.


Blog / Discussion

Book of the Month: Amphibian by Christina Neuwirth

November 17, 2018
by Kristian Kerr

Highland Book Prize Longlist Announced

November 9, 2018
by Kristian Kerr

Kenneth Roy, 26 March 1945 – 5 November 2018

November 8, 2018
by Tom Johnstone

Rusticated… (II)

November 2, 2018
by Brian Morton

Kassabova, Al Rawi win International Prizes

November 1, 2018
by Kristian Kerr