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I am a Scottish author, poet, journalist, publisher and Zen Buddhist monk. More than a dozen books, and hundreds of articles, stories and poems published under various pen-names, including this one, in media including Harper’s, Salon, Narratively, PANK, Northwords Now, Flaunt, Parabola, Scotland on Sunday, The Daily Record, The Herald, Bella Caledonia, The Big Click, Nerve and Buddhistdoor. Supporter of Scottish Independence and right to the city, green socialist, SNP member (but not a nationalist), Glaswegian, flaneur. Lived in America for 22 years, and came home when Trump got elected. Editor-in-Chief of Dockyard Press. On the Living Rent National Committee. Also on Mastodon, and on Piconic.