dogo is a Scottish novelist, poet and essayist. Under the pen-name Barry Graham, he has written more than a dozen books, including Kill Your Self: Life After Ego and Nothing Extra: Notes on the Zen Life. His work has appeared in publications including Harper’s, Salon, Narratively, NorthwordsNow, Flaunt, Parabola, Scotland on Sunday, The Daily Record, The Herald, Bella Caledonia, Uncertainty Club, The Big Click and Nerve. He lived in the USA for 22 years, but returned to Scotland following the election of Donald Trump and now lives in Maryhill, Glasgow, where he was born. He has practiced Zen Buddhism for three decades and teaches at City Cave Zen.

He is married to daishin.