Jonathan Falla’s latest book is The Craft of Fiction: How To Become A Novelist.
Joseph Farrell has reviewed theatre for the Scotsman and for radio. Until recently he was Professor of Italian at Strathclyde University. He has written on Italian politics for various newspapers. He also wrote the first full biography of Dario Fo.
Rodge Glass is a novelist and biographer. His next novel, Bring Me The Head of Ryan Giggs, will be published later this year. He is a member of the band Burnt Island.
Rosemary Goring is the Herald’s literary editor. She is the author of Scotland – The Autobiography.
Rody Gorman is a poet and translator. He teaches at Sabhal Mor Ostaig, the Gaelic college on Skye.
Clare Grant is a journalist and critic. She writes for the Cumbernauld News and is the cultural editor of wowdewow.com
Aonghas Macneacail is a poet, broadcaster and translator. His most recent book, Hymn to a Young Demon, was published in 2007.
Iain Macwhirter is a political commentator and broadcaster.
Lesley McDowell is a critic and the author of the Scottish Mortgage Investment Trust 2011 Book Awards-nominated Between The Sheets – The Literary Liaisons Of Nine Twentieth Century Women Writers.
Barbara Melville was formerly astronomy editor for BellaOnline and is genetics and evolution feature writer for Suite 101, a website for ‘insightful’ and ‘informed’ readers.
Brian Morton is an author, critic and former broadcaster.
Theresa Munoz writes poetry, short stories and fiction, and teaches creative writing. She is completing a PhD on the poetry of Tom Leonard.
Stephen Phelan is a journalist. He lives in Japan.
Alexander McCall Smith is the author of numerous bestsellers and the co-founder of The Really Terrible Orchestra.
Richard Strachan has written for Markings, The Skinny and Gutter, and he co-edits the literary journal Free State. His debut novel is Most Wicked Speed.
David Torrance is an author and commentator. His most recent book is Salmond: Against The Odds.