In a life spent crossing cultures, Merryn Glover was born in Kathmandu and brought up in Nepal, India and Pakistan. She went to University in Australia, keeps returning to South Asia and has called Scotland home for over 25 years. Her plays and short stories have been broadcast on Radio 4 and Radio Scotland and widely anthologised to critical acclaim. Her first novel, A House Called Askival is set in an Indian hill-station and her second, Of Stone and Sky, in the upper Spey valley where she lives. Due out April 2021 with Polygon. Her current project is The Hidden Fires: A Cairngorms Journey with Nan Shepherd, a response to The Living Mountain as a woman walking and writing in the Cairngorms today. Polygon 2022.