John C. Brown

JOHN C. BROWN OBE, FRSE, is 10th Astronomer Royal for Scotland, Professor Emeritus at the University of Glasgow, and a semi-pro magician with eclectic interests.

RAB WILSON is currently Scots Scriever in residence at the Robert Burns Birthplace Museum, Alloway, and convenor of the council for the Scots Language Centre. His works include the Ruba'iyat of Omar Khayyam (in Scots) (2004), 1957 Flying Scot, an art-book 15 sonnet re-double sequence tribute to the famed Scottish bicycle marque, Burnsiana (2014) with artist Calum Colvin, and recent collection Zero Hours (2016).