Agent: Nicola Barr

Barry Gornell

Barry Gornell was born in Liverpool and now lives on the West Coast of Scotland. He is supported by his wife. He is a novelist/screenwriter, ex fire-fighter, truck driver and book shop manager. His short films Sonny’s Pride and The Race were broadcast on STV. Graduating from the University of Glasgow Creative Writing Masters programme in 2008, he was awarded a Scottish Book Trust New Writers Bursary in 2009. His short fiction has been published in the Herald newspaper, Let’s Pretend, 37 stories about (in)fidelity, Gutter 03 and Gutter 04. THE HEALING OF LUTHER GROVE was his first novel. His second, THE WRONG CHILD, will be published by Orion in late 2017.