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Book Festival Aye Write is cancelled… here’s a short film for those who wanted to hear about Tiger.

Glasgow’s Book Festival Aye Wright has cancelled because of the corona virus. Leila Aboulela, author of Bird Summons, and I had a great event planned! Her website is here. I look forward to reading events as they are the main way that authors have the chance to talk about their books, why they went to…
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  • March 14, 2020

Letter to the reader of Tiger

When you have read Tiger, you will know something of how to track and survive in the wilderness. Most of all I hope you experience the tiger as it truly is and love it as I do.
  • March 9, 2019

TIGER reviews

“Fierce, elegant, and compelling as the tiger itself, TIGER is less a novel than the very force of nature caught in fiction. Grabbed me by the imagination and carried me into the wilds of animal and human nature” ´╗┐Laline Paull, author of The Bees
  • March 9, 2019

Tiger shortlisted for Saltire Fiction Book of the Year 2019

The Saltire Literary Awards are Scotland’s national book awards, and I’m excited and honoured that TIGER has been shortlisted for the Fiction Book of the Year 2019. Here is the full shortlist: TIGER by Polly ClarkDUCKS, NEWBURYPORT by Lucy EllmanNINA X by Ewan MorrisonBIRD SUMMONS by Leila AboulelahCOIG DUILLEAGAN NA SEAMRAIG (Five Leaves Of The…
  • October 26, 2019