Stirling 9th - 11th September 2016

Craig Robertson

A former journalist, Craig had a 20-year career with a Scottish Sunday newspaper before becoming a full-time author.

He reported on major stories including 9/11, Dunblane, the Omagh bombing and the disappearance of Madeleine McCann. He was pilloried on breakfast television, beat Oprah Winfrey to a major scoop, has interviewed three prime ministers, spent time on Death Row in the USA and dispensed polio drops in the backstreets of India.

His gritty crime novels are set on the mean streets of contemporary Glasgow.

His first novel, Random, was shortlisted for the 2010 CWA New Blood Dagger and longlisted for the 2011 Crime Novel of the Year. He is also the author of Snapshot (2011), Cold Grave (2012), Witness the Dead (July 2013) and new novel The Last Refuge.

Craig will be appearing at the following Bloody Scotland events:

Young and Bloody Scotland at the Scottish Arts Club

Crime at the Coo

Dear Mean Place: Talking Glasgow

Bloody Scotland Football Match: Scotland v England


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