C.C. O’Hanlon is an itinerant writer, photographer, editor and waterman whose work has been published widely and included in several anthologies and 'best of...' collections. @ccohanlon

Contributing Editor

Malachy Tallack is a writer, singer-songwriter and exiled Shetlander. Based in Glasgow, he is author of Sixty Degrees North, The Un-Discovered Islands and The Valley at the Centre of the World. He founded The Island Review in 2013. 

Fiction Editor

Miriam Vaswani is a writer and editor from Atlantic Canada. She is based in London, where she edits for a cultural relations organisation and writes short fiction for various publications. She has previously lived and worked in Tunis, Stuttgart, Moscow, Delhi, Edinburgh and Glasgow. 

Poetry Editor

Roseanne Watt is a poet and filmmaker from Shetland. She is currently reading for a PhD, examining the importance of time and interconnection within the poetry of the Scottish Isles. 

Arts Editor

Dr Sarah Laurenson is a curator, researcher and writer specialising in craft and design. She is the editor of Shetland Textiles: 800 BC to the Present, an illustrated collection of essays on wool, knitting and weaving. She lives in Edinburgh and recently completed a doctorate on the history of Scotland's jewellery craft.


Jordan Ogg was part of the original team that founded The Island Review. He was Arts Editor from 2013-2016 and Editor from 2016-2018.