Scottish accent, Glasgow born. San Francisco based. Lost his return ticket in 1989. Thinks it's inside a sock in a drawer.
The sidewalk as a child with a packet of chalk.
I have written for newspapers and magazines -
San Francisco Chronicle, Christian Science Monitor, New Statesman, Huff Po, Salon and more. Published author with Penguin Books. Promoter of the arts and strange events. Theater producer. Creative Writing teacher in California prisons. Podcast producer - Soundman Confidential.
"Black is a terrific writer, hilarious and irreverent”
Irvine Welsh ~ best-selling author of Trainspotting
"The Porchlight Storytelling Series has presented over a thousand storytellers in the past 17 years and Black is among the best we've seen. His work is perfectly crafted every time, delighting and astonishing the live audience with his incisive wit, dark humor, and an empath's knack for finding the crux of a story. A consummate pro and stunning talent."
Beth Lisick, New York Times best-selling author and founder of Porchlight Storytelling Series.
"The Scottish Larry David."
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