Mike Small is the editor of Bella Caledonia and has written previously for the Guardian, Variant, Our Kingdom, and recently contributed essays to Despatches from the Invisible Revolution and Unstated: Writers on Scottish Independence. He teaches at Torino University and researches on climate change and environmental justice.

Current writing projects include – Radical Alba: a brief history of Scottish anarchism, direct action and free thinking 1880-2010 (AK Press), Patrick Geddes (biography), Towards an Ecological Scotland (with Douglas Strang), and A Bella Caledonia Anthology.