Alan Spence

Alan Spence is one of ScotlandРІР‚в„ўs best-loved writers. Born inР’В Glasgow, he lives in EdinburghР’В and teaches inР’В Aberdeen. He is an award-winning poet, novelist, and playwright. He is Professor of Creative writing at theР’В UniversityР’В ofР’В AberdeenР’В where he is also artistic director of the WORD Festival. With his wifeР’В Janani, he runs the Sri ChinmoyР’В Meditation Centre and the practice of meditation is at the heart of his life and work. He is regarded as a master of haiku and his collections of this genre includeР’В Glasgow Zen, Seasons of the Heart, Clear Light and the Renaissance Press publicationР’В Morning Glory.

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