Mara is a multi-award-winning, international touring storyteller, writer and narrative artist, who draws on her rich, dual Kenyan/Scottish cultural heritage, to create worlds that explore contemporary issues through legend, myth and fantasy. She takes audiences on journeys of wonder and joy, reaching into the very soul of possibility. In her own unique way, she retells ancient stories, crafts new narratives and helps others find their own story.

Her award-winning novel ‘Blood and Gold’ is published by Birlinn and can be found in all good bookshops.