The Map is My Enemy

Four of Sean’s books are now available in print: The Map is My Enemy A breathless, mad ride through the demi monde of New York City. Described as a ‘Caledonian Hunter S Thompson’, Urquhart takes the reader into perilous situations, with a drink and an obscure verse for each journey. I never did like the […]

THE HAWKLORDS (interview and live show)

ABC Glasgow 21st of October. Jerry Richards, Harvey Bainbridge, Dave Pearce, Tom Ashurst, Ron Tree. A wide ranging interview with the real gents of genuine underground music. A legendary 2 hours spent with the men on the frontline. Jerry, a debonair and handsome giant, all empathethic body language and artuculate commentary. Harvey, the wise man […]

The Lunacy Bard

Two dates for your diary, this time for Sean reading from his novel ‘I never did like the sound of the bagpipes’: More Storm Festival on Thursday the 1st of October at 8pm. The venue is at Middlesex University, The Burroughs, London NW4. Hendon Tube is the nearest public transport. Then on Wednesday the 7th […]

Lust and Longing in Glasgow

Official launch of “Lust and Longing in New York” 7pm on the 31st of March @ Hyndland Cafe, Clarence Drive, Hyndland, Glasgow. Meet the author, Sean Urquhart and illustrator, Ross Laing. Enjoy a selection of readings, tea, coffee and cakes; afterwards we will have a Q and A session and a few drinks elsewhere. Come […]

Lit Pop – Spoken Word with Music

Earlier this year, Sean performed some of his spoken word pieces to musical accompaniment by Joe Eldridge during the Lit Pop event at The Star and Shadow, Newcastle. 25th of April 2013. This video features his performance, which includes a piece written for the event, an excerpt from his latest book, ‘Lust and Longing in […]

Lust and Longing in New York

Lust & Longing in New York is a Gonzo-style journey into the concrete heart of America. A next-gen incarnation of Hunter S. Thompson, Scottish poet and writer Sean Urquhart exposes his mind, body, and soul to NYC, and the city’s darkest vestiges seep out from beneath their modern-day sheen to greet him.


Both of us have roles in the new podcast fiction story, Wiener Blut, a modern fantasy tale set in Vienna against a backdrop of murder, mystery, another world and coffee, lots of coffee. Music from Difficult Second features in the podcast Mick co-produces with Katharina of Wiener Blut. Every Photo Tells… is a short story […]

Best Thinking

Sean’s blog ‘From Broughty Ferry to Brokenness‘ has moved to the ‘Best Thinking’ site, where you will also find his recent collaborative work with artist Greg Carter, which is called ‘14 Cages‘. Essential reading for Lunacy Board inmates.


Visit the new ‘Spin-Offs‘ page for details of Sean’s writings “From Broughty Ferry to The Boulevard of Brokenness” and Mick’s podcast fiction “Some Other Scotland”.