Christopher Silver is a writer and researcher with bylines in Newsweek, Prospect, the Herald, Scotland on Sunday, the Times Education Supplement, the National, openDemocracySceptical Scot and the Scottish Review of Books. He writes reviews for Bella Caledonia and features for DeSmog.

He has produced work for the Traverse Theatre, The Royal Lyceum Theatre Edinburgh and Citizens Theatre and is currently completing a PhD on the Scottish press.