Kerrie McKinnel is a writer and graduate from the University of Glasgow’s MLitt Creative Writing. Since completing her MLitt, Kerrie has run a number of successful writing workshops and events at venues including the Devil’s Porridge Museum, Shambellie House, and the National Centre for Children’s Literature and Storytelling. Her writing has been featured in publications including Gutter, Southlight and From Glasgow to Saturn.

In 2018, Kerrie became the Events Manager for Lockerbie Writers group. She has been an active member of the group since 2015 and, in that time, she has run a range of writing workshops, author talks, and has compiled, co-edited and published three books for the group (Lockerbie Writers’ Anthology, Behind Closed Doors, and Book Week Scotland Poetry Safari Companion Booklet). She also runs two blogs (this website, and one for Lockerbie Writers), and in 2018 she worked with her close friend, fellow writer Steph Newham, to established a second writing group in Lockerbie – A Novel Approach.

Kerrie lives in rural south-west Scotland with her husband and two young children. Her writing tends to be character-driven, present-day fiction with a focus on family and relationships. She is inspired by beaches and forests, books and chocolate, and the occasional fleeting memory of what life used to be like before board books and toddler tantrums. She is currently working on her debut novel, and a children’s book featuring characters with Autism Spectrum Disorder.

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  1. Instagram is a great place for you to highlight your work Kerrie, with pictures, there a thousands of people there as well, that might be interested in your work. And well done for getting your website up and running xxx


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