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Margot McCuaig

Fiction, Scriptwriting

About Me

Margot McCuaig is a writer and award winning filmmaker. Her acclaimed debut, The Birds That Never Flew, was shortlisted for the Dundee International Book Prize and longlisted for the Polari Prize. Her second novel, Almost Then is published by Linen Press (2021). She was shortlisted in the 2018 Words and Women prose competition and longlisted in the 2019 Mslexia Short Story competition.  Her non-fiction work has been published in books and anthologies. She won Royal Television Society Scotland awards for documentary films she directed, produced and scripted in 2015, 2016 and 2019. She lives in Glasgow, Scotland, and the home she built at Maoil na nDreas, Rathlin Island, Ireland.

Professional Services


Creative Writing Workshops

Creative process

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