The Latest Buzz from Scotland

July 30, 2010 | TLC Talent

Rodge Glass Presents A New Graphic Novel and Scottish Short Stories

The Year of Open DoorsFrom Great Birnam wood to high Dunsinane hill, the book that’s causing a stir in Scotland. The Scottish Short story collection, The Year of Open Doors, edited by Rodge Glass,  has toured around numerous festivals and represents the work of 20 young writers from all over the world who are based in Scotland, some critically acclaimed, some brand new. There’s also an audiobook available on Chemikal Underground Records.

Dougie's WarDougie’s War is a new graphic novel by Rodge Glass and artist Dave Turbitt about the legacy of the war in the Middle East and the effects of Post Traumatic Stress Syndrome on returning veterans. A fictional story, but based on meticulously researched real life experiences of Scottish veterans, Dougie’s War shows that the fight doesn’t end when men and women leave military service. To read more about the project and check out an interview with Rodge, click on the cover.