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Scott, Andrew M. 1955-

Scott, Andrew M. 1955-

(Andrew Murray Scott)

PERSONAL:

Born February 10, 1955, in Aberdeen, Scotland; son of Charles Cameron Scott (a bacteriologist) and Elizabeth Stuart Taylor (a teacher); married Frances Jane Buxton (a librarian), July 1, 1995.

Education: Dundee High School, 1960-73; Dundee University, M.A. (hons), 1997. Politics: "Scottish National Party." Religion: "Church of Scotland." Hobbies and other interests: Hillwalking, birdwatching, travel.

ADDRESSES:

Home—Dundee, Scotland. E-mail—[email protected]

CAREER:

Councillor, Dundee District Council, Dundee, Scotland, 1988-92.

MEMBER:

PEN Scottish Centre, Saltire Society.

AWARDS, HONORS:

Dundee Book Prize, Dundee City of Discovery Campaign, for Tumulus.

WRITINGS:

Discovering Dundee: The Story of a City (history), Mercat Press, 1989.

(With Iain Macleay) Britain's Secret War (history/current affairs), Mainstream, 1990.

Alexander Trocchi: The Making of the Monster (biography), Polygon, 1991.

Bonnie Dundee: John Graham of Claverhouse (biography), Birlinn, 2000.

Tumulus (novel), Polygon, 2000.

Estuary Blue (novel), Polygon, 2001.

Also founding editor of AMF/LOGOS magazine, 1978-83. Founding editor of riverrun magazine, 2001. Contributor of short story, "Serving The Regent" to Damage Land: New Scottish Gothic Fiction, Polygon, 2001. Editor of The Letters of John Graham of Claverhouse for Scottish History Society, 1990. Editor of The Invisible Insurrection of a Million Minds: A Trocchi Reader, Polygon, 1991, 1996.

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