G. W. Colkitto is a widely published poet, short story writer and novelist from Paisley. He won the Scottish Writers Short Story Competition, in 2011, and the Poetry Competition in 2012. His poetry collection, The Year of the Loch, was published by Diehard Press, in 2017; a second collection, Waitin tae Meet wi the Deil was published by Diehard 2018. He is also the creator of Sebastian Symes, Victorian Detective.
His first work for Cinnamon, Brantwood — The Place of Little Green Poems, will be published later in 2019.