Meet your tutors

Introducing David Bishop and Laura Lam, our Creative Writing tutors at Edinburgh Napier.

David Bishop

Working writer David Bishop is a former editor of iconic British comic 2000AD, the author of 20 published novels and an award-winning screenwriter.

His novels range from Doctor Who and A Nightmare on Elm Street to future crime and a WWII horror trilogy.He was awarded a Robert Louis Stevenson Fellowship in 2017 by Creative Scotland. 

His current projects include a historical thriller novel featuring a queer sleuth in late Renaissance Florence.

Laura Lam

Award-winning author Laura Lam is the creator of BBC Radio 2 Book Club pick False Hearts, its companion novel Shattered Minds, as well as the award-winning Micah Grey series PantomineShadowplay and Masquerade

A selection of her short fiction and essays have also appeared in anthologies such as Nasty WomenSolaris Rising 3Cranky Ladies of History and more.

Creative writing lecturer wins Fellowship

David Bishop awarded prestigious Robert Louis Stevenson Fellowship by Scottish Book Trust