Articles by Alex Lockwood

September 6, 2017

Missing Fathers: Reading Hisham Matar in Glasgow 1

Ten years after his disappearance my father remains missing. On the anniversary, I’ve come back to Glasgow to look for him, with Matar’s words for company.

August 26, 2016

What I Learned on My Debut Book Tour From the Books I Read Along the Way 0

I learn this lesson well: you don’t write the book for yourself. Once it’s published, it’s not yours. It’s theirs.