Rodge Glass is the author of seven published books: three novels (No FireworksHope for Newborns & Bring Me the Head of Ryan Giggs), a collection of short stories (LoveSexTravelMusik: Stories for the EasyJet Generation), a graphic novel (Dougie’s War, with Dave Turbitt), a literary portrait of Alasdair Gray (Alasdair Gray: A Secretary’s Biography), and most recently Michel Faber: The Writer & His Work (forthcoming, published August 2023). His work won a Somerset Maugham Award for Nonfiction, and been nominated for nine other national or international awards. He is a Senior Lecturer in Creative Writing at the University of Strathclyde and Convener of their MLitt in Creative Writing, as well as an experienced editor. 

Rodge’s 8-week residency is made possible through an award from Creative Scotland Open Fund for Individuals.

Image: Rodge Glass at Gray Day 25 February 2023 (photography, Kat Gollock)