PhD Candidate (Creative Writing)
Tutor (Scottish Literature 1)
Publications other than journalism:
Editor and contributor to “The Gift of Words,” an Illustrated Anthology of Poems on the Magic of Childhood including poems by Carol Ann Duffy, Edwin Morgan, Kathleen Jamie and Billy Collins, in support of The Sick Kids Friends Foundation, with a foreword by Ian Rankin.
Featured/contributed to the “How to Get a Front Page News Story” sections of "Deadline Sunday: A Week in the Life of The Sunday Times the Life of The Sunday Times, Brian MacArthur, Hodder and Stoughton.
Guardian Great Interviews of the 20th Century series: Guardian "basement" front page news story on day Margaret Thatcher entered 10 Downing Street: “Crowd’s Long Cold Wait for Lady of the Hour.”
Medical feature pieces first for newspapers also featured in various educational publications for schools, e.g. Longman Tutorial Resources 4, Achieving Your Aims, (1991) pp 117-118. “I feel I am dying from being untouchable” and “U.S. Aids tests show 1.5m have virus.”
This article was published on Mar 23, 2011