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Nicola White’s first novel, In the Rosary Garden won the 2013 Dundee International Book Prize, and acclaim from writers such as Val McDermid and AL Kennedy who called it ‘A moving, intelligent and courageous book’. She has also had two shorter works of fiction, Something in the Pause and A Passage of Light and Shade published as stand alone booklets by Artlink Edinburgh. Other stories have been broadcast on Radio Four and included in anthologies such as New Writing Scotland and journals such as Mslexia. In 2012 she was Leverhulme Writer in Residence at Edinburgh University’s School of Health in Social Science

She previously worked as a curator at Tramway and CCA, Glasgow and as an arts documentary maker with the BBC. In this vein, she often collaborates on text and audio projects with artists and organisations. She has contributed a personal essay on Scottish art to the forthcoming Generation Reader, published by the National Galleries of Scotland.