David Shaw Mackenzie is from Easter Ross, Scotland. His several careers have included social work, teaching, systems analysis and a bit of painting and decoration. These activities have led him to various parts of the Middle East, Latin America, mainland Europe and the Island of Mull. He now lives in London with his wife, Rachel.
His short fiction has appeared in several literary magazines and anthologies, including Stand Magazine, Chapman, Edinburgh Review, New Writing Scotland, News from the Republic of Letters and several editions of Best Short Stories. His first novel, The Truth of Stone, was short-listed for the Saltire ‘Best Scottish First Book’ award. His second novel, The Interpretations, was published in 2013, his third, The Last Wolf, in September, 2018 by Thunderpoint Publishing (thunderpoint.co.uk).
David is currently posting a blog – some hints and tips on creative writing – on Goodreads (Goodreads.com). Also, some of his work can be seen on his website, davidshawmackenzie.com.