About

I’m a novelist, a television producer and executive producer, and an award-winning documentary filmmaker.

My debut novel, The Birds That Never Flew, was shortlisted for the Dundee International Book Prize in 2012 and longlisted for the Polari First Book Prize 2014. A second edition was published in 2015. I write, produce and direct documentary films and won Royal Television Society Scotland awards in 2015 with Jock Stein and another for Jim Baxter in 2016.

I made two children who are now making children too. That’s the biggest achievement of all. I live in Glasgow, Scotland and Rathlin Island, Ireland.

If you want to get in touch you can email me at margot@purpletv.tv

If you’d like me to attend a literature event then please have a look at my Scottish Book Trust profile.

I’m on Twitter, and Facebook.

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