Simon Hall

Simon Hall is a secondary school teacher, a poet, and author. He studied Scottish Language and Literature at Glasgow University where he was awarded the Ewing Prize for Scottish Literature. Since 2014 he has been one of Education Scotland’s Scots Language Co-ordinators, supporting schools in the teaching of Scots and development of Scots language resources. He is the author of The History of Orkney Literature (2010) which was joint winner of the Saltire Society’s First Book of the Year award.