Who’s who?

What’s Your Story is brought to you by Scottish Book trust and our squad of teen writers and illustrators. See who’s taking part this year below, or see our 2015/16 participants.

The Magazine

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Squad 2016/17

Year Two of What’s Your Story? is being guided by this team of seven writers and illustrators. They’re hard at work developing StoryCon 2017 and producing a showcase of their work.

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Location: Oban

Speciality: YA Novel

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Location: Clydebank

Speciality: Screenwriting

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Location: Orkney

Speciality: Short Stories

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Location: Kippford

Speciality: Illustration

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Location: Inverkip

Speciality: YA Novel

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Location: Edinburgh

Speciality: Short Stories

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Location: Edinburgh

Speciality: Gaelic Prose

Mentors 2016/17

The What's Your Story? mentors provide in-depth creative support to the seven members of the squad. Our mentors are creative professionals from a range of disciplines, including writing, poetry and illustration.

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Catriona Lexy Campbell

Playwright, Novelist, & Poet (Gaelic)

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William Letford

Poet & Writer

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Kate Leiper


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Julie Bertagna

YA Novelist

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Marc Pye


Editorial Board 2016/17

Our board of creative professionals provide feedback on every piece of work submitted to What's Your Story? They come from different places in our literary culture and have different areas of expertise. They’re hugely enthusiastic about seeing the work of teen creators, and they work hard to make sure that everyone who submits work to the Online Magazine gets thoughtful and useful feedback.

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Brittany Muscarella

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Chiara Bullen

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Kellie Jones

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Sarah Barnard

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Therese Campbell

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Anna Haldane


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Nicole Brandon

Nicole takes care of Scottish Book Trust’s teenage writer & illustrator development programme (AKA ‘What’s Your Story?’), and has a masters degree in Creative Writing. She helps everyone come together and work as a team, and makes sure your creative work is well looked after.