Brian Hamill grew up in Airdrie, and has lived in Partick since 2009. He has a degree in English Literature from Strathclyde University and a Masters in I.T from the University of Glasgow, and now works as a software developer in the city centre.
Brian started writing when he enrolled in a creative writing evening course at the University of Glasgow DACE in 2007, and still attends this class regularly. In December 2012, he started a fiction magazine called thi wurd which he co-runs with his friend Alan McMunnigall.
Brian has had stories in various publications, including the Edinburgh Review, New Writing Scotland, Shorelines (the Federation of Writers for Scotland Anthology), and a book called Tip Tap Flat. He is currently finishing work on a novella and collection of short fiction.