Josephine Tey: new 125th anniversary edition

I am delighted to say that my biography of Josephine Tey is to be republished in a new edition, including a new preface. This edition celebrates the 125th anniversary of the birth of Elizabeth MacKintosh (Josephine Tey). The new preface includes some of the new information I have uncovered since first publication in 2015. The … More Josephine Tey: new 125th anniversary edition

Book Week Scotland event – advance booking

I am doing an online writing workshop for Moray Libraries, as part of Book Week Scotland, on Thursday 18th November at 19:00. You can read more about Moray Libraries’ Book Week programme, including details of how to sign up, via this news article: https://www.northern-scot.co.uk/news/moray-libraries-to-celebrate-book-week-scotland-with-in-pers-254876/ Search on Facebook for “Moray Council Libraries and Information Services” to … More Book Week Scotland event – advance booking

The Novel Cure

There has been a bit of a break in normal reading and writing over the last week or so, as unfortunately I’ve not been well. Not covid, but apparently the easing of lockdown restrictions has meant that lots of other nasty germs are also now circulating. I picked up “The Novel Cure” a few years … More The Novel Cure

support for a blue plaque for Josephine Tey

There is a follow-up article in the Press & Journal online today about support for a blue plaque for Josephine Tey: https://www.pressandjournal.co.uk/fp/news/highlands/3362347/support-grows-for-inverness-blue-plaque-for-the-crimewriters-crimewriter/ You can read their original article from the other week here: a blue plaque for Josephine Tey? As Josephine Tey’s biographer, I have always believed in the quality and importance of her writing. I … More support for a blue plaque for Josephine Tey