Dilys Rose was born and brought up in Glasgow but has lived in Edinburgh for many years.
She has published ten books of poetry and fiction, for which she has received various awards.
Her most recent collaboration was as librettist for a new opera, Kaspar Hauser, Child of Europe
(composer Rory Boyle, premier March 2010 (Glasgow). She is currently writing a novel about
blasphemy and betrayal in a period of moral panic.