Cathy McSporran

Cathy portrait (2)Cathy McSporran is the author of two novels, Cold City and The Few, both published by Freight.  Her short fiction has appeared in a wide range of magazines and anthologies such as Mslexia, Chapman, Nerve, Eclogia and From Glasgow to Saturn. She has been shortlisted for the Macallan/Scotland on Sunday prize, and was awarded the Constable Award by the Scottish Association of Writers.


She has a PhD from Glasgow University’s School of Creative Writing, and teaches classes in creative writing and poetry Glasgow’s Short Courses department.  She has 25 years’ experience of running writing workshops and classes.

Cathy lives in East Kilbride, near Glasgow.  



Scottish Book TrustCathy’s Live Literature page



Glasgow UniversityCreative Writing Classes at Glasgow University 


IMG_9481 (2)The Garnethill Writers’ Group


Yeats - He wishes for the cloths of heavenThe South Side Poetry Group




Christina-Rossetti-A-Birthday (2)Favourite Poets – an online course


Get in touch with Cathy about her work here.