Angus Dunn was from the Highlands of Scotland. He was brought up in Aultbea and Cromarty, and lived latterly near Forres.
Angus was a novelist and short story writer. His novel Writing in the Sand (Luath Press, 2006) was shortlisted for the 2007 Saltire Society Scottish First Book of the Year Award, and his short stories are collected in The Perfect Loaf (Two Ravens Press, 2008). He was awarded the 1995 Robert Louis Stevenson Prize and the 2002 Neil Gunn Short Story prize. He passed away in 2015.