Bill Kirton was born in Plymouth, but has lived in Aberdeen for most of his life. He has written stage and radio plays, songs and sketches for revues, flash fiction, short stories, novels, stories for children and books aimed at helping students to write effective academic essays and dissertations and get the most out of university and work. He has been a university lecturer, actor, director, TV presenter, visiting professor and artist at the University of Rhode Island and spent a few years as a Royal Literary Fund Writing Fellow in universities in Aberdeen, Dundee and St Andrews.
Bills Website/Blog is www.bill-kirton.co.uk
Bill will be appearing at the festival in Short Stories (Aug 13) and Auld Lums (Aug 15)
And Interactively via our Festival YouTube site