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Jim Paterson


Jim Paterson was born Airdrie, raised in Coatbridge, went to uni in Glasgow, taught in the Highlands for decades, moved to France work as a translator and edited GU magazine back in the day. He has been in various mags over the years (Written in Ink, The Chocolate Pylon, Northwords ...), and published here and there. He has performed in various places in the Highlands, pamphlets, and co-founded The Sandstone Press.

Connection to Glasgow

"Glasgow University, the blue train from Coatbridge, my mammy was frae Govan ..."
Jim Paterson
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