Stuart David is a Scottish musician, songwriter and novelist. He co-founded the band Belle & Sebastian (1996-2000) and then went on to front Looper (1998-present). He is the author of the adult novels NALDA SAID and THE PEACOCK MANIFESTO, published by I.M.P. Fiction in 1999 and 2001. His third novel, A PEACOCK'S TALE was published by Barcelona Review in 2011.
Stuart's memoir, IN THE ALL-NIGHT CAFE: A MEMOIR OF BELLE AND SEBASTIAN'S FORMATIVE YEAR, was published by Abacus / Little, Brown in 2015. JACKDAW AND THE RANDOMS is Stuart's first book for teenagers.