Carlos Alba is an award-winning journalist and author. He spent 10 years at The Sunday Times, including four as Scotland Editor, and he has also been Scottish Political Editor of The Daily Record and Education Correspondent for The Herald. He’s a winner of five national journalism awards. His debut novel Kane’s Ladder was published by Polygon in 2008 followed, in 2011, by The Songs of Manolo Escobar.

His third novel, There’s a Problem with Dad, was inspired by his experience of observing, over several years, a family member with undiagnosed, high functioning autism. Carlos now works as a freelance journalist, as well as running a public relations consultancy, Carlos Alba Media, in Glasgow where he lives with his wife Hilary and three children, Molly, Michael and Carmen.

There’s a Problem with Dad is available to order – click here to get a copy.

You can keep up with Carlos on his Facebook page and website.

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