Meet Our Authors
Memoir - Creative non-fiction - Fiction
Angela Hughes was shortlisted for the 2019 Berlin Writing Prize and longlisted for the 2020 Mslexia Memoir & Life Writing Competition. Angela's stories have appeared in Black Middens: New Writing Scotland; The Circus: An Anthology; Causeway; The Next Review and Edinburgh City of Literature’s Echoes of the City.
Angela won Moniack Mhor’s Work in Progress grant for an early version of her manuscript and has performed extracts of her writing at various venues throughout Scotland, including The Tron Theatre and the Scottish Storytelling Centre. My Heart’s Content is her first book.
Fiction - Memoir
Iain Maloney is the author of the critically acclaimed memoir The Only Gaijin in the Village (Birlinn, 2020), a memoir about his life in rural Japan. He has also published three novels and a collection of poetry. In 2013 he was shortlisted for the Dundee International Book Prize and in 2014 he was shortlisted for the Guardian Not The Booker prize.
He is also a freelance editor and journalist, mainly for The Japan Times.
He was born and raised in Aberdeen, Scotland and currently lives in Japan.
We are delighted to be working with Iain on the publication of his new novella, Life Is Elsewhere/Burn Your Flags, which will be available in September 2021.
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