FEATURE – Harriet Smart, Edinburgh-based novelist

What is it about Edinburgh that inspires so many writers? Perhaps it’s the unique and dramatic setting, motivating the likes of Robert Louis Stevenson and Sir Walter Scott. Maybe it’s the grand architecture and cobbled streets, firing the minds of authors like JK Rowling to create magical places like Hogwarts and Diagon Alley. It could […]

PHOTO – Will Self

I want to be Will Self when I grow up, but I fear I’m running out of time. When I told him this at the Book Festival, he said to keep doing what I was doing, as the position would probably be vacant soon… Tweet