Margaret Morton Kirk is a writer living and working in her home town of Inverness. She has written a number of short stories, one of which, ‘Still Life’, was runner-up in the Bloody Scotland short story competition in 2015. It was later adapted for radio and broadcast on Radio 4 as part of its ‘Scottish Shorts’ series.
‘The Seal Singers’, a semi-mythic tale set in Orkney, won third prize in the 2016 Mslexia short story competition and is published in translation in the German language anthology, Urlaubslesebuch, from DTV publishing.
Her debut novel, Shadow Man, is set in Inverness and is the first in a planned series featuring ex-Met DI Lukas Mahler.