Kevin MacNeil was born and raised in the Outer Hebrides. A novelist, screenwriter, poet, editor, lyricist and playwright, he has won numerous literary awards and performed at festivals worldwide.

He is a Lecturer in Creative Writing at the University of Stirling, having previously taught at the universities of Uppsala, Edinburgh and Kingston.

MacNeil’s most recent novel is The Brilliant & Forever (shortlisted for the Saltire Fiction of the Year Award, Scottish Book of the Month in Waterstones and Blackwell’s, and a book of the year in multiple round-ups, published by Polygon Books). Other works include The Stornoway Way (Penguin), A Method Actor’s Guide to Jekyll and Hyde (Polygon Books), Love and Zen in the Outer Hebrides (Canongate Books), Sweetness (Dogstar Theatre), Hamish The Movie (Bees Nees Media).

MacNeil is a practising Buddhist and a keen cyclist, interested also in creativity and Scottish culture.

Visit Kevin’s website here and he’s on twitter @Kevin_MacNeil

THE BRILLIANT & FOREVER
THE BRILLIANT & FOREVERPolygon 2016
THE METHOD ACTOR'S GUIDE TO JEKYLL AND HYDE
THE METHOD ACTOR'S GUIDE TO JEKYLL AND HYDEPolygon 2011
THE STORNOWAY WAY
THE STORNOWAY WAYPenguin 2006
LOVE AND ZEN IN THE OUTER HEBRIDES
LOVE AND ZEN IN THE OUTER HEBRIDESCanongate 2001