Richard Watt was born in Aberdeen, Scotland in 1962. His writing career took off when he became a regular contributor to the Prince George Citizen newspaper with his Dear Friends columns, written during the process of moving to the northern BC city in 2006.
Since moving to Canada, he has had flash fiction accepted by 365 Tomorrow and has completed his first full-length novel, Going Back.
Readers of the Dear Friends letters will know that Richard has been married to Zoë since 1986. They have two boys and two cats.
Going Back is the story of how one man had to travel back to the scene of the experiences which shaped him as a teenager in order to understand everything which has happened to him since.
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