Ely Percy is a Scottish writer who grew up in Renfrew.


Their first publication was a letter-cum-poem in Big! magazine in 1994.


Since then, they’ve released a memoir Cracked: Recovering After Traumatic Brain Injury  (JKP, 2002), graduated with distinction from Glasgow University’s MPhil in Creative Writing (2004) and contributed over fifty short stories to literary journals (e.g. New Writing Scotland, Scotsman Orange and Edinburgh Review). 


They’ve also been a writer-in-residence in a prison, a community librarian in an LGBT centre, and the facilitator of a ‘pilot’ therapeutic writing class for adults with mental health difficulties which ran for three years. 


Percy’s debut novel Vicky Romeo Plus Joolz was published in March 2019 by Knight Errant Press.


Their second novel Duck Feet (Monstrous Regiment) came out on March 2021.