Barry Graham is a Scottish author, activist and Zen Buddhist monk who has written more than a dozen books of fiction, essays, poetry and Zen teachings. His novels are set in Scotland or the U.S.A. (where he lived for more than 20 years). His work has been published in magazines including Harper's, Salon, Narratively, PANK, Northwords Now, Flaunt, Parabola, The Big Click and Nerve.
American Book Review called him "the awesome Barry Graham...where innovative writing meets issues that matter." Premiere (France) said he has "an uncompromising vision, but also full of tenderness and compassion, that makes him one of the most touching and interesting authors of his generation."
He is a socialist and urbanist, passionate about Scottish independence, public housing, public transport, sustainability and universal basic income.
He lives in Maryhill, Glasgow.