Allyson Shaw

Allyson Shaw has worked as a professional writer for the last thirty years. Her work has appeared in many literary journals and anthologies, including the Everyman’s Library Pocket Poetry Anthology, Monster Verse. Her writing on the Scottish witch trials has appeared in Cunning Folk, Rituals and Declarations, and A Beautiful Resistance. Her short fiction has appeared in Fiddler’s Green, Fireside Quarterly and Luna Station Quarterly, among others. She lives in Banff on the northeast coast of Scotland.

Ashes & Stones: A Scottish Journey in Search of Witches and Witness is published by Sceptre (Hachette) in January 2023.

Books by Allyson Shaw


Represented at The North Literary Agency by Kevin Pocklington.