Sites, people, and organisations I approve of. You might too.

  • The Scottish Book Trust Supporting readers and writers all over the country.
  • Panel Exciting Glasgow-based curators
  • Alan Bissett Novelist, playwright, performer, award-winning screenwriter, fashion icon.
  • Sarah Hall One of the finest contemporary writers around. Wicked laugh.
  • Jessica Gregson Writes historical novels. Travels world. Helps people.
  • Rodge Glass Biographer, novelist, gentleman, scholar.
  • Ryan Van Winkle Magnificently moustachioed poet.
  • Jenni Fagan Her debut novel The Panopticon was my favourite book of 2012. Awesome poet, too.
  • Sophie Cooke Biting corporate noir and soaring prose. Not always at once.
  • Kate V Robertson Glasgow visual artist, works in film, sculpture and wit.
  • Rally and Broad Brilliant literary cabaret night, cracking poets, excellent dress sense.