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Wordfringe 2006

An Evening of Crime and Prose

Keith Lobban & Jim Bilsland

Wednesday 24 May 2006


Aberdeen Arts Centre

Admission Free

Keith Lobban

Keith Lobban was born, raised and educated in Aberdeen. He served for 30 years as police officer before taking up the pen. He wrote columns for Leopard magazine, Deeside Piper and Donside Piper as well as having an extensive range of short stories, articles and series in a wide range of national, commercial magazines. For the past six years his poetry has been widely published in a variety of arts and literary magazines. He is currently Chief Reporter and Columnist at the Aberdeen Independent.

Jim Bilsland was born in Perthshire, moving to the North-East in 1984 where he lives with his wife and two boys. A serving Chief Inspector with Grampian Police, he has been writing crime thrillers since 2003, his hero being Mitch Collins, son of a traveller, with a taste for colourful ties. A client of Scotland's leading literary agency, Jenny Brown Associates, Jim Bilsland is hopeful of breaking through to publication with his latest work, Strange Fruits Hanging.

Jim Bilsland

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