Authors

Get to know the 404 Ink authors a little better.

NADINE AISHA JASSAT  Nadine Aisha Jassat is a poet, writer and creative practitioner, working within the movement to end gender-based violence. She won the British Council's open call for new writing from the UK and Turkey, is a Scottish Book Trust New Writers Awardee, and was named in the Young Women's Movement 30 Under 30.

NADINE AISHA JASSAT
Nadine Aisha Jassat is a poet, writer and creative practitioner, working within the movement to end gender-based violence. She won the British Council's open call for new writing from the UK and Turkey, is a Scottish Book Trust New Writers Awardee, and was named in the Young Women's Movement 30 Under 30.

EUAN LOWNIE  Euan Lownie is a student from Aberdeenshire, currently studying MA Scottish Studies at The University of Edinburgh. He received the University’s Delargy Prize, is one of The Hunter Foundation’s 100 Disrupters and is a member of the BBC Scotland Next project, and has spent years collecting advice from successful Scots for his book.

EUAN LOWNIE
Euan Lownie is a student from Aberdeenshire, currently studying MA Scottish Studies at The University of Edinburgh. He received the University’s Delargy Prize, is one of The Hunter Foundation’s 100 Disrupters and is a member of the BBC Scotland Next project, and has spent years collecting advice from successful Scots for his book.

HELEN McCLORY  Helen McClory lives in Edinburgh and grew up between there and the Isle of Skye. Her debut,  On the Edges of Vision , won the Saltire First Book of the Year 2015. She has since published  Mayhem & Death  and  The Goldblum Variations,  following Jeff around the known (and unknown) universe. There is a moor and a cold sea in her heart.

HELEN McCLORY
Helen McClory lives in Edinburgh and grew up between there and the Isle of Skye. Her debut, On the Edges of Vision, won the Saltire First Book of the Year 2015. She has since published Mayhem & Death and The Goldblum Variations, following Jeff around the known (and unknown) universe. There is a moor and a cold sea in her heart.

CHRIS McQUEER  Chris McQueer is a 20-something year old writer in Glasgow. Chris kept his writing a secret from his friends and family for several months before he was encouraged to share his work through Twitter (@ChrisMcQueer_). Since then he has earned a reputation as 'That Guy Oan Twitter Who Writes Short Stories'.

CHRIS McQUEER
Chris McQueer is a 20-something year old writer in Glasgow. Chris kept his writing a secret from his friends and family for several months before he was encouraged to share his work through Twitter (@ChrisMcQueer_). Since then he has earned a reputation as 'That Guy Oan Twitter Who Writes Short Stories'.

ELLE NASH  Elle Nash is a founding editor of  Witch Craft Magazine  and a fiction editor at Hobart Pulp. Her work has featured in  Volume 1 Brooklyn, The Fanzine, Cosmopolitan, Elle, The Offing, Enclave , and other places. She lives in the Ozarks with her husband, daughter and their dog. You can follow her at  @saderotica .

ELLE NASH
Elle Nash is a founding editor of Witch Craft Magazine and a fiction editor at Hobart Pulp. Her work has featured in Volume 1 Brooklyn, The Fanzine, Cosmopolitan, Elle, The Offing, Enclave, and other places. She lives in the Ozarks with her husband, daughter and their dog. You can follow her at @saderotica.

JEMMA NEVILLE  Jemma Neville has a professional background in human rights law. She is Director of arts charity Voluntary Arts Scotland and was the inaugural Community Fellow at IASH, University of Edinburgh. Jemma has written for a range of media and was shortlisted for the Guardian International Development Journalism Award.

JEMMA NEVILLE
Jemma Neville has a professional background in human rights law. She is Director of arts charity Voluntary Arts Scotland and was the inaugural Community Fellow at IASH, University of Edinburgh. Jemma has written for a range of media and was shortlisted for the Guardian International Development Journalism Award.

JASON REYNOLDS  Jason Reynolds is an Edgar Award Young Adult winner, New York Times bestselling author, amidst other numerous awards and accolades. The American Booksellers Association’s 2017 spokesperson for Indies First, his many books include  Long Way Down ,  Boy in the Black Suit  and the  Track  series.

JASON REYNOLDS
Jason Reynolds is an Edgar Award Young Adult winner, New York Times bestselling author, amidst other numerous awards and accolades. The American Booksellers Association’s 2017 spokesperson for Indies First, his many books include Long Way Down, Boy in the Black Suit and the Track series.

WE WERE ALWAYS HERE    We Were Always Here  is a snapshot of current Scottish LGBTI+ writing and a showcase of queer talent. From drag queens and discos, to black holes and monsters, these stories and poems wrestle with love and loneliness and the fight to be seen. Part of the Queer Words Project Scotland. Get to know the contributors.

WE WERE ALWAYS HERE

We Were Always Here is a snapshot of current Scottish LGBTI+ writing and a showcase of queer talent. From drag queens and discos, to black holes and monsters, these stories and poems wrestle with love and loneliness and the fight to be seen. Part of the Queer Words Project Scotland. Get to know the contributors.

WE SHALL FIGHT...    We Shall Fight Until We Win  is the graphic novel - co-published with BHP Comics - celebrating a century of pioneering political women in the UK, in honour of the UK centenary of the first wave of women gaining the right to vote in the UK. Celebrating ceiling smashers, firsts, and those who continue to fight today.

WE SHALL FIGHT...

We Shall Fight Until We Win is the graphic novel - co-published with BHP Comics - celebrating a century of pioneering political women in the UK, in honour of the UK centenary of the first wave of women gaining the right to vote in the UK. Celebrating ceiling smashers, firsts, and those who continue to fight today.

NASTY WOMEN    Nasty Women  is the bestselling essay collection of essays and accounts on what it is to be a woman in the 21st century, described by Margaret Atwood as ' An essential window into many of the hazard-strewn worlds younger women are living in right now”  and as having  “vital spirit”  by Ali Smith .  Meet the contributors.

NASTY WOMEN

Nasty Women is the bestselling essay collection of essays and accounts on what it is to be a woman in the 21st century, described by Margaret Atwood as 'An essential window into many of the hazard-strewn worlds younger women are living in right now” and as having “vital spirit” by Ali Smith. Meet the contributors.

LILLY BANNING   Lilly Banning is a librarian based in London who likes the quieter things in life. She graduated with a BA (Hons) in Sociology more years ago than she cares to admit and spent a decade of her life working as an investigator, which she has now (thankfully) put to bed. James Scythe was her last case. (She might also be an alias for Creeper.)

LILLY BANNING

Lilly Banning is a librarian based in London who likes the quieter things in life. She graduated with a BA (Hons) in Sociology more years ago than she cares to admit and spent a decade of her life working as an investigator, which she has now (thankfully) put to bed. James Scythe was her last case. (She might also be an alias for Creeper.)

404 Ink publishes fiction, non-fiction, poetry and comics. Here are some of our titles: