Jamie Jauncey

Jamie has worked for many years with groups and organisations of all kinds on the power of language and stories to transform the way we see the world and our place in it. Jamie has published five novels – two of them shortlisted for the Royal Mail Scottish Children’s Book of the Year Award – and has co-written with John Simmons Room121: a masterclass in writing and communication in business. A former chairman of the Society of Authors in Scotland, he was for many years a director of the Edinburgh International Book Festival, the world’s largest literary festival. He is also a musician and with his wife Sarah, a counsellor, runs personal development courses.