Cailean McBride

I gained my doctorate in creative writing from the University of Glasgow in 2020. I'm an author, poet, film-maker and educator, currently teaching English literature at Glasgow. Aside from my journalism, which has appeared in many newspapers and magazines, I've been published in Gutter, Crooked Holster and From Glasgow to Saturn.

Blog & Reviews

I’ve always been passionate books and here you’ll find reviews, as well as articles and blog posts, largely on creative writing, literature and culture.


I’m a teacher of English literature and creative writing at university level, with a focus on the novel, the short story, screenwriting and narratology


I’m a published author, poet and academic. Here you can find details of publication credits, including conference presentations.

What I blog about

Blog Topics

Book Reviews

Creative Writing

Arts & Culture


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