Truth And Lies

Truth Or Lies 2018 brings an evening of hard hitting fiction from six of Scotland's finest short story writers to Falkirk on 12th July.

Truth And Lies

About Truth And Lies

Truth Or Lies 2018 brings an evening of hard hitting fiction from six of Scotland's finest short story writers to #Falkirk. Tickets are on sale now for only five pounds.

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ANDREW MCCALLUM CRAWFORD is from Grangemouth. His stories have been published in many places including Gutter, Northwords Now, B O D Y (Czech Republic), Interlitq (Argentina) and The Ofi Press (Mexico). He has written two collections of short fiction, The Next Stop Is Croy and other stories and A Man’s Hands. He lives in Greece.

CAROL MCKAY’s poems and short fiction are widely published in anthologies and magazines such as Gutter, Mslexia, Istanbul Review, and From Glasgow To Saturn. She won the Robert Louis Stevenson Fellowship in 2010, and the Booktown Writers’ Short Story Competition in 2012. She teaches creative writing through The Open University.

DONAL MCLAUGHLIN writes short stories and translates novels. His first collection, an allergic reaction to national anthems & other stories (2009), was long-listed for the Frank O’Connor Short Story Award. A much-praised second collection, beheading the virgin mary, and other stories, followed in 2014. As a translator, Donal was shortlisted for the Best Translated Book Award (USA) in 2013, and awarded the Max Geilinger Prize in 2015 for his translations of Swiss fiction.

VICKI JARRETT is a novelist and short story writer from Edinburgh. Her novel, Nothing is Heavy, was shortlisted for the Saltire First Book of the Year. Her collection, The Way Out, was longlisted for the Frank O’Connor Award and shortlisted for the Jerwood Fiction Uncovered Prize, and the Edge Hill Short Story Prize.

KAREN JONES writes flash and short fiction. She’s had success in competitions including Mslexia, Flash 500, Words With Jam and Ad Hoc Fiction. Her work has appeared in numerous magazines, ezines and print anthologies, most recently in Lost Balloon, Nottingham Review, and Flash: The International Short-short Story Magazine. She judged the 2018 Federation of Writers (Scotland) Flash Fiction competition and was a reader for TSS Publishing.

HELEN MACKINVEN writes contemporary Scottish fiction, with a particular interest in exploring themes such as social class and identity, using black comedy and featuring Scots dialect. Mackinven graduated with merit from Stirling University with an MLitt in Creative Writing in 2012.

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