Iain Aire author, book binder

Iain Aire - Author Biography

Iain Aire's first novel 'The Grey Pilgrim', a mystery murder, is now being serialised in 'Laterpress' along with 'Seeds' an anthology of short stories.

Iain's writing explores the boundaries between the contemporary and natural worlds and the exciting imaginative opportunities for characters and plot to cross over the genres of Ecofiction, SciFi and Crime.

His career in forestry and environmental research in UK, New Zealand and Spain and exposure to international cultural myths along with his Scottish and Normandy ancestry, have influenced his writing.

Two of his short stories, The White Talon and Baptism of Fire were shortlisted in national competitions. And he completed a Guardian Writers Masterclass tutored by Ross Raisin, an award winning British author.

During his time in New Zealand Iain became intrigued by the traditional craft of handmade book binding. His obsession to put his books into a unique collection of medieval, leather, cord bound style bindings.