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Welcome to the website of Scottish novelist and poet Tom McCulloch. Here you can find information on Tom’s novels, short stories and poetry, as well as latest news.

Sandstone Press published Tom’s latest novel in March 2018. The Accidental Recluse is a tale about brothers, lovers and all that’s lost in the longing to get what you want.

The Stillman, Tom’s 2014 debut novel, received excellent reviews. It earned Tom the accolade of Amazon Rising Star. Tom followed this up with A Private Haunting in 2016, garnering him acclaim as a ‘blistering new talent on the literary scene.’

Latest Posts

Publication Day

March 15th, 2018

The Accidental Recluse is out today. And ahm pondering. See ahm lookin out an open window. Full of somesuch an 17 years old. A distillery landscape at dusk. Aw rain an incongruous industrial on the ep...

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I dreamed of oatcakes

March 2nd, 2018

I don’t want to get up. I need to pee but it’s too cold. The issue is pressing but a decision is not yet a necessity. The question is how long have I been here? If I know I can estimate how long I hav...

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The Schedule

January 1st, 2018

As the years have passed less planning is needed. Timing remains crucial, but almost automatic after so much practice. Things just fall into place. In early October the catalogues arrive and I begin t...

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