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Catriona Lexy Campbell

Catriona Lexy Campbell is from the Isle of Lewis and has been working in the Gaelic world for a numb …

Niall Campbell

Niall Campbell was born in 1984 on the island of South Uist, one of the Outer Hebrides of Scotland. …

Alan Campbell

Fantasy novelist Alan Campbell was born in Falkirk, and studied Computer Science at Edinburgh Univer …

Angus Peter Campbell

Angus Peter Campbell, or Aonghas Pàdraig Caimbeul in Gaelic, was born near South Boisdale on the Heb …

Karen Campbell

Writer Karen Campbell was born in Paisley, and raised in Glasgow. She studied English, Drama and Fre …

Valerie Campbell

Valerie was born in 1969 and grew up in the Hillfoots town of Tillicoultry, Clackmannanshire where p …

Michael Cannon

Michael Cannon had an unhappy schooling in the West of Scotland and left with a clutch of poor quali …

Polly Clark

Polly Clark was born in Toronto and lives in Helensburgh on Scotland’s west coast, close to where W. …

Caroline Clough

Although she is originally from Knaresborough in Yorkshire, children’s author Caroline Clough have l …

Michael Cobley

Although born in Leicester, science fiction and fantasy author Michael Cobley has lived most of his …

Jenny Colgan

Jenny Colgan is a chick-lit novelist, originally from Prestwick and now living and working in France …

Beatrice Colin

Beatrice Colin is a novelist, radio dramatist based in Scotland. Her novel for adults, The Luminous …

Arthur Conan Doyle

Arthur Conan Doyle was born and educated in Edinburgh. From 1882 to 1890 he practised medicine in So …

Juliet Conlin

Juliet Conlin was born in London and grew up in England and Germany. She holds an MA in Creative Wri …

Stewart Conn

Stewart Conn was born in Glasgow, grew up in Ayrshire (the setting for much of his early poetry) and …

Sophie Cooke

Sophie Cooke is an author from Perthshire. Raised in the hamlet of Kilmahog, she went to McLaren Hig …

Linda Cracknell

Linda Cracknell was born in the Netherlands and raised in the south of England, but has lived and wo …

Maggie Craig

Maggie Craig is a Scottish writer and historian, author of the ground-breaking and acclaimed Damn’ R …

Robert Crawford

Robert Crawford is Professor of Modern Scottish Literature at St Andrews University, where he has ta …

Iain Crichton Smith

Iain Crichton Smith (Iain Mac a’Ghobhainn) was born in Glasgow, Scotland’s second-largest city, but …

Archibald Joseph Cronin

Best known for this Dr Findlay series of novels, Archibald Joseph Cronin was a doctor, novelist, dra …

Mason Cross

Mason Cross is the author of the Carter Blake thriller series. The first book, The Killing Season, w …

Jim Crumley

Jim Crumley is a nature writer, journalist, poet, and passionate advocate for our wildlife and wild …

Charles Cumming

Born in Ayr but educated at Eton and Edinburgh University, Charles Cumming is a writer of three spy …

Catherine Czerkawska

Catherine Czerkawska is a multi-award-winning novelist and playwright based in Ayrshire, where she h …

William Dalrymple

William Dalrymple was born in East Lothian but now divides his time between London and Dehli, India. …

Alan Dapre

Alan Dapre is the author of more than fifty books for children. He has also written over one hundred …

Peter Davidson

Peter Davidson was born in Scotland in 1957. He is currently Professor of Renaissance Studies at the …

Robert Davidson

Robert Davidson is a writer and editor based in Highland Scotland. Originally a civil engineer, most …

Toni Davidson

Toni Davidson lives and works in Glasgow, but was born in Ayr in 1965. He has written two books – th …

Elspeth Mary Davie

Elspeth Davie, née Dryer, was born in Kilmarnock in 1918. Her father was a Scottish minister; her mo …

Carol Anne Davis

Carol Anne Davis is a writer of crime fiction- and non-fiction from Dundee. She left school aged jus …

Margaret Thomson Davis

Born in Bathgate but raised in Glasgow, Margaret Thomson Davis was a children’s and Red Cross nurse …

Nina de la Mer

Nina de la Mer was born in East Kilbride, and studied Modern Languages at the University of Sussex. …

Christine De Luca

Poet Christine De Luca was born and raised in Waas in Shetland, the daughter of a school headmaster. …

Meaghan Delahunt

Born in Melbourne, Australia, Meaghan Delahunt has lived in Edinburgh for around 15 years and now le …

Lavinia Derwent

Born Elizabeth Dodd in 1906, Lavinia Derwent is from the Cheviot hills near Jedburgh. A writer and b …

Isla Dewar

Isla Dewar now lives in the coastal town of Crail in the East Neuk of Fife with her husband Bob, a p …

Dave Dick

Dave was born in Giffnock on the south side of Glasgow in 1951. He was one of four children. His mot …

Des Dillon

Des Dillon grew up in Coatbridge, Lanarkshire. He read English at Strathclyde University and started …

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