BOOKMARK PREVIOUS AUTHORS

AH Proctor
AH Proctor

AH Proctor is a successful businesswoman, wife and mother who...

Alan Johnson
Alan Johnson

Alan appeared both in 2017 and 2018 to a capacity...

Alan Riach
Alan Riach

Alan Riach, Professor of Scottish Literature at the University of...

Alan Rowan
Alan Rowan

Alan Rowan is a mountaineer, journalist and author.  He has...

Alan Taylor
Alan Taylor

BOOKMARK was delighted to welcome to Blairgowrie Alan Taylor,...

Alasdair Douglas-Hamilton
Alasdair Douglas-Hamilton

Following on from the 2018 AGM BOOKMARK was delighted...

Alexander McCall Smith
Alexander McCall Smith

Alexander "Sandy" McCall Smith, CBE, FRSE is a British-Zimbabwean writer...

Alex Gray
Alex Gray

Alex began writing professionally in 1993 and had immediate success...

Ali Smith
Ali Smith

Born in Inverness and now living in Cambridge, Ali Smith has excited...

Allan Massie
Allan Massie

Allan is a Scottish journalist and critic.  Gore Vidal called...

Andrew Crummy
Andrew Crummy

In the 21st century, The Prestonpans Tapestry and The Great...

Andrew Nicoll
Andrew Nicoll

Journalist Andrew Nicoll has lived in Broughty Ferry, near Dundee,...

Barry Hutchinson
Barry Hutchinson

Barry Hutchison is an award-winning children's author and screenwriter. His...

Bill Jones
Bill Jones

Bill's working years, before he started writing, were spent making...

Billy Kay
Billy Kay

This well-known broadcaster and historian, writer of the TV series...

Blairgowrie Players
Blairgowrie Players

BOOKMARK was delighted to work in partnership with The...

Caroline Milligan
Caroline Milligan

Caroline Milligan works within the Centre for Research Collections at the...

Christopher Brookmyre
Christopher Brookmyre

Chris Brookmyre was a journalist before becoming a full-time novelist...

C J Schüler
C J Schüler

Following the historic route of the amber trade...

Claire Hunter
Claire Hunter

Clare Hunter has sewn since she was a child. She...

David McPhail
David McPhail

I write funny books and historical fiction for children. Thorfinn...

Dean Nelson
Dean Nelson

Dean is an award winning journalist and foreign correspondent who lived...

Denise Mina
Denise Mina

Denise studied law at Glasgow University.  Misusing her PhD grant...

Douglas Skelton
Douglas Skelton

Douglas Skelton was born in Glasgow. He has been a...

Elizabeth Crawford
Elizabeth Crawford

Elizabeth is the author The Women's Suffrage Movement: a reference...

Emily Dodd
Emily Dodd

Author Emily Dodd is passionate about science, wildlife, and storytelling....

Esther Rutter
Esther Rutter

Esther Rutter is a non-fiction writer based in Fife.  ...

Fiona Armstrong
Fiona Armstrong

BOOKMARK Patron, Fiona Armstrong is an award-winning broadcaster working...

Flora Shedden
Flora Shedden

Flora is 23 and lives in Highland Perthshire, Scotland. She...

Freeland Barbour
Freeland Barbour

Freeland Barbour, a very well-known figure in Scottish music circles,...

Gary West
Gary West

Gary West is an ethnologist, musician and broadcaster who has...

Geoff Hill
Geoff Hill

Geoff Hill is a critically acclaimed author and award-winning journalist...

Gerda Stevenson
Gerda Stevenson

Gerda Stevenson, actor/ writer/ director/singer-songwriter, trained at R.A.D.A., London, winning...

Gordon Kerr
Gordon Kerr

Gordon Kerr, originally from East Kilbride, studied at Glasgow University....

Graeme Macrae Burnet
Graeme Macrae Burnet

Graeme is the author of three novels, The Disappearance of...

Graeme Pallister
Graeme Pallister

BOOKMARK was delighted to welcome to Blairgowrie, Perthshire-born Graeme...

Hania Allen
Hania Allen

Hania was born in Liverpool of Polish parents and has now...

Isla Dewar
Isla Dewar

Isla was born in Edinburgh, scene of many of her...

James Naughtie
James Naughtie

James Naughtie, who presented Today on BBC Radio 4 for...

James Robertson
James Robertson

James Robertson, a prolific and popular poet, novelist, children’s writer...

Jamie Jauncey
Jamie Jauncey

Jamie is an author, writer and facilitator. For many years he...

Janice Galloway
Janice Galloway

BOOKMARK was delighted to welcome Janice Galloway to Blairgowrie...

Jenni Fagan
Jenni Fagan

Jenni Fagan was born in Scotland. She graduated from Greenwich...

Jess Smith
Jess Smith

Jess says 'I am a Shenachie; a Traditional Storyteller'  She...

Jim Mackintosh
Jim Mackintosh

Jim Mackintosh was born and bred in Perthshire and in March,...

John Glenday
John Glenday

John has published four collections of poetry: The Apple Ghost (Peterloo Poets,...

John Lister-Kaye
John Lister-Kaye

Sir John Lister-Kaye is one of Scotland's best known naturalists...

John Purser
John Purser

John Purser is well known as a composer, writer, broadcaster...

Karen Campbell
Karen Campbell

Karen Campbell was born in Paisley, Scotland is a Scottish...

Kate Leiper
Kate Leiper

Kate Leiper is an artist and illustrator based in Edinburgh,...

Kathleen Jamie
Kathleen Jamie

Kathleen Jamie was born in the west of Scotland and now...

Keith Brockie
Keith Brockie

Keith is a freelance artist specialising in wildlife and natural...

Ken Cox
Ken Cox

BOOKMARK Patron, Ken Cox is one of the world's...

Lari Don
Lari Don

'I'm a children's writer based in Scotland, and most of...

Lesley Duncan
Lesley Duncan

As poetry editor of The Herald, Lesley Duncan has almost...

Lin Anderson
Lin Anderson

Lin Anderson has published fourteen novels in the highly successful...

Louis de Bernières
Louis de Bernières

Louis de Bernières much acclaimed novel Captain Corelli’s Mandolin won the...

Lyn McNicol
Lyn McNicol

Badger the Mystical Mutt is not one but two series...

Maggie O'Farrell
Maggie O'Farrell

Maggie O'Farrell is the author of many novels.  After You'd...

Magnus Linklater
Magnus Linklater

BOOKMARK Patron, Magnus Linklater, CBE is a Scottish journalist,...

Marion Duffy
Marion Duffy

Marion Duffy is one of the creative writing partnership of...

Martin Bell OBE
Martin Bell OBE

From the ranks of the Suffolk Regiment, Martin Bell emerged...

Melanie Reid
Melanie Reid

Melanie Reid MBE is a writer and journalist with The...

Mike Nicholson
Mike Nicholson

Mike Nicholson is an Edinburgh-based children’s author and a consultant...

Mungo Campbell
Mungo Campbell

Mungo Deputy Directory of the Hunterian Museum, along with Alan...

Murdo Fraser
Murdo Fraser

Murdo Fraser was born in Inverness in 1965 and educated...

Muriel Spark
Muriel Spark

BOOKMARK was delighted to offer special events to celebrate the...

Naomi Christie
Naomi Christie

Naomi Christie is a graduate of the University of Aberdeen,...

Nick Hesketh
Nick Hesketh

Nick appeared as part of BOOKMARK's Children's Festival.  He...

Olga Wojtas
Olga Wojtas

BOOKMARK Patron, Olga Wojtas has been a journalist for over...

Rachel Crowther
Rachel Crowther

Rachel Crowther qualified as a doctor and worked in the...

Richard Frazer
Richard Frazer

Dr Richard Frazer is minister of Greyfriars Kirk in Edinburgh....

Richard Holloway
Richard Holloway

Richard Holloway, FRSE (born 26 November 1933) is a Scottish...

Robert J Harris
Robert J Harris

Dundee born Bob regaled the audience at St Catharine's about...

Robin A Crawford
Robin A Crawford

Born in Glasgow, Robin A. Crawford has a particular interest...

Ron Butlin
Ron Butlin

With an international reputation as a prize-winning novelist, Ron Butlin...

Ron Butlin
Ron Butlin

In 2018, Ron spent the day with BOOKMARK at...

Rosemary Goring
Rosemary Goring

BOOKMARK Patron,  Rosemary Goring is a writer and journalist who worked...

Ross McKenzie
Ross McKenzie

Ross McKenzie, Authors in Schools, was one of three authors...

Sally Magnusson
Sally Magnusson

Sally Magnusson is an award-winning journalist and writer who has...

Sandra Ireland
Sandra Ireland

Sandra Ireland was born in Yorkshire, lived for many years in...

Sarah Maine
Sarah Maine

Sarah Maine’s work as an archaeologist was the launch pad...

Shaun Bythell
Shaun Bythell

Shaun runs Wigtown’s The Bookshop, the largest second-hand bookshop in...

Shona MacLean
Shona MacLean

Shona MacLean was born in Inverness and brought up in...

Simon Puttock
Simon Puttock

Simon Puttock, Authors in Schools,  entertained 330 P1/2 and P3...

Stephen O'Rourke
Stephen O'Rourke

Stephen O’Rourke is an advocate and a Member of the...

Stewart Conn
Stewart Conn

Stewart  is a Scottish poet and playwright, born in Hillhead,...

Stuart MacBride
Stuart MacBride

Stuart MacBride is the No 1 bestselling author of the...

Stuart Reid
Stuart Reid

A full-time children's author since 2012, Stuart has performed in...

Sue Lawrence
Sue Lawrence

Award winning food writer Sue Lawrence, author of 15 cookery...

Teresa Breslin
Teresa Breslin

 Winner of many literary awards, Theresa Breslin is the popular...

The Blairgowrie Players
The Blairgowrie Players

BOOKMARK was delighted to welcome back, to the stage...

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