Rob Ewing grew up in a wee village near Falkirk, Central Scotland, and studied to become a doctor at Aberdeen University. He's now working as a GP in Edinburgh. His short stories and poetry have been published widely including in Granta's New Writing, New Writing Scotland, Aesthetica, Stand, Rialto, Magma, and been performed on BBC Radio Scotland. The Last of Us, his first novel, will be published by the Borough Press in 2016.
Picture at the top: summer evening view looking northwest from the top of Heaval, highest point on Barra.