Simon W. Hall
Simon W. Hall: is the author of The History of Orkney Literature (Birlinn), which was joint winner of the Saltire Society Prize for Scottish First Book of the Year in 2010, and has been translated into Japanese. He has translated Julia Donaldson’s children’s classic The Gruffalo, which appears as The Orkney Gruffalo (Itchy Coo). He is Principal Teacher of English in Kirkwall Grammar School, and has worked as a Scots Language Coordinator at Education Scotland. He lives in Orkney.