Barbara Henderson

Barbara Henderson is the author of Scottish historical and eco-fiction for children. Her novels 'Fir for Luck' (set during the Highland Clearances), 'Punch' (based on real events in Victorian Scotland) and the eco-thriller 'Wilderness Wars' are already widely used in Scottish schools, and a smuggling novella featuring a real-life incident in the life of Robert Burns is due for publication in October 2019. She writes the Artyness column in Scottish Provincial Press titles and is the current chair of NessBookFest.
45 articles

Candy Gourlay

Bone Talk

A coming-of-age story set in the Philippines covers big historical themes while staying relatable to young readers.

4 September 2018

Jim Miller

We speak to Highland Book Prize nominee Jim Miller ahead of his upcoming appearance at Ullapool Book Festival.

1 May 2018

Little Light

The lingering impression is one of wonder in Vision Mechanics' latest.

3 April 2018

Ae Fond Kiss

Wink-wink content sits uneasily in this song-filled Burns tribute.

22 February 2018


Enthusiastic Eden Court crowd whoops, sways and finger-clicks its way through feelgood musical.

6 February 2018