Dilys Rose was born and brought up in Glasgow. Edinburgh has been her home for many years. Previous publications include three collections of short stories, Our Lady of the Pickpockets, Red Tides and War Dolls, three of poetry - Beauty is a Dangerous Thing, Madame Doubtfire's Dilemma, and Lure, and a novel, Pest Maiden.
She has also written for stage and collaborated with musicians and visual artists. Awards include the first Macallan/Scotland on Sunday Short Story Prize, The R.L.S. Memorial Award, The Society of Authors’ Travel Award, The Canongate Prize and two Scottish Arts Council Book Awards. Red Tides was short-listed for both the McVitie’s Scottish Writer of the Year and the Saltire Scottish Book of the Year. Pest Maiden was nominated for the Impac Prize.
She teaches creative writing at Edinburgh University. For further information please visit www.dilysrose.com