Malachy is a writer, editor and singer-songwriter from Shetland, currently based in Glasgow. His articles, essays and reviews have been published widely, and he’s written on a variety of subjects, including politics, literature, landscape and agriculture.
His book, Sixty Degrees North: Around the World in Search of Home, is out now, and a second book, The Un-discovered Islands, is due in September 2016.
He is contributing editor of the online magazine The Island Review, and was previously editor of Shetland Life magazine. As a singer-songwriter, he has released four albums and an EP, and performed live in venues across the UK.