50 words: Kirsty Logan is a professional daydreamer. She is the author of three novels, three story collections, a memoir, and two chapbooks. She lives in Glasgow with her wife, baby and rescue dog. She is currently working on a short musical, a short story collection and a very long novel.
100 words: Kirsty Logan’s latest work is the Audible Original novel The Sound at the End, an Arctic ghost story. She is also the author of three story collections, two novels, two chapbooks, a short memoir, and collaborative work including ‘Lord Fox’, a live show of spoken word, song and harp music, and ‘The Knife-Thrower’s Wife’, an Angela Carter-inspired album. Her books have won the Lambda, Polari, Saboteur, Scott and Gavin Wallace awards. Her work has been optioned for TV, adapted for stage, recorded for radio and podcasts, exhibited in galleries and distributed from a vintage Wurlitzer cigarette machine.
200 words: Kirsty Logan is a professional daydreamer. Her first story collection, The Rental Heart & Other Fairytales, won the Scott Prize, the Polari First Book Prize, and the Saboteur Award. Her first novel, The Gracekeepers, won a Lambda Literary Award and was selected for the Radio 2 Book Club and the Waterstones Book Club. A Portable Shelter won the Gavin Wallace Fellowship and was published as a limited edition illustrated hardback which sold out on pre-order. Things We Say in the Dark, a collection of feminist horror stories, was optioned for TV. Her short fiction and poetry has been translated into Japanese, Spanish, Italian and Chinese, adapted for stage, recorded for radio and podcasts, exhibited in galleries, and distributed from a vintage Wurlitzer cigarette machine. Kirsty has performed her work at festivals and events all over the world, including Belgium, Denmark, Finland, Germany, Iceland, Ireland, Malaysia, Spain, and all over the UK. As well as writing fiction, Kirsty also reviews books and works as a writing mentor. She is currently working on short musical, a short story collection and a very long novel. She lives in Glasgow with her family.