1st October 2021:

David has contributed to ‘A Perfect Reminder, The Story Of The Trashcan Sinatras’ by Craig McAllister.


click for details

27th September 2021:

‘When David met George’: David interviews George Paterson, author of the book, The Girl, The Crow, The Writer and The Fighter.


click to watch

26th September 2021:

David is one of six authors who contributed to a film entitled ‘Love, Ayrshire’, commissioned for the Tidelines Literature Festival.


click to view the film

22nd September 2021:

David is appearing at Stereo, Glasgow to support the launch of ‘Voodoo Daze’ by Stephen Watt and Jason Golaup.


click for details

15th June 2021:

There’s Only One Danny Garvey, reviewed by Ian Aspinall.


click link

3rd June 2021:

There’s Only One Danny Garvey, reviewed by Late Tackle Magazine.


click link

6th April 2021:

David appears on the Old Firm Facts podcast.


click link

11th March 2021:

David appears on The Mark Thomas ‘Mood Music’ show.


click link

4th March 2021:

David is in conversation with George Paterson at Into Creative for World Books Day.


click link

23rd February 2021:

There’s Only One Danny Garvey, reviewed in ‘Football Book Reviews’.


click link

3rd February 2021:

David writes for The Guardian: Top Ten Books About Football.


click link

26th January 2021:

David in conversation with Alistair Braidwood, for Scots Whay Hae Podcast.


click link

25th January 2021:

‘Danny Garvey’ is featured in Quick Book Reviews podcast. Episode 92.


click link

21st January 2021:

David, ‘In Conversation’ with Stuart Cosgrove for the launch of There’s Only One Danny Garvey.


click link

21st January 2021:

David appears on BBC Scotland’s Afternoon Show.


click link

21st January 2021:

‘Just a boy’s game’: Review of ‘Danny Garvey’ by Alistair Braidwood.


click link

21st January 2021:

There’s Only One Danny Garvey is published by Orenda Books.


To purchase click link

17th January 2021:

David appears on BBC’s ‘Off The Ball’.


Click link

15th January 2021:

There’s Only One Danny Garvey, reviewed in ‘The Bookbag'.


Click link

12th January 2021:

There’s Only One Danny Garvey features in Compulsive Readers Best Books of 2020.


Click link

5th January 2021:

There’s Only One Danny Garvey, reviewed by Tony J Hill.


Click link

31st December 2020:

David features on Scots Whay Hae!’s Alternative Hogmanay Night In.


Click link

8th December 2020:

David features in Scots Whay Hae’s ‘Best of 2020’ podcast.


Click link

3rd December 2020:

‘There’s Only One Danny Garvey’ reviewed by Anne Cater.


Click link

21st November 2020:

The ebook version of ‘There’s Only One Danny Garvey’ is published.


Click link for an exclusive reading from the book

20th November 2020:

‘There’s Only One Danny Garvey’ reviewed by George Paterson for Into Creative


Click link to read more

11th October 2020:

‘There’s Only One Danny Garvey’, reviewed in The Bert’s Books Podcast


Click here to listen

21st September 2020:

‘The Soundtrack to Danny Garvey’, an interview with Into Creative


Read More

12th September 2020:

There’s Only One Danny Garvey’, David’s fifth book, will be published in paperback by Orenda Books on 21st January, 2021


Click Link to Pre-order

12th September 2020:

‘There’s Only One Danny Garvey’, David’s fifth book, will be published in e-book format by Orenda Books on 21st November, 2020


Click Link to Pre-order

11th September 2020:

The cover for ‘There’s Only One Danny Garvey’ is revealed.


Read More

10th September 2020:

David’s article ‘The Joyful Kilmarnock Blues (Revisited)’, is published in Nutmeg Magazine #17


Click Link to Order

7th September 2020:

‘Miraculous’, reviewed by John Welsh


Read More

7th August 2020:

‘Miraculous’, reviewed by Liam Rudden, The Scotsman


Read More

2nd August 2020:

‘Miraculous’, the film adaptation of The Rise & Fall of the Miraculous Vespas, is available to watch online


Click Link to Watch

1st August 2020:

‘Miraculous’, David’s adaptation of The Rise & Fall of the Miraculous Vespas, is to be filmed and released online.


Read More

31st July 2020:

‘Miraculous,’ reviewed by Thom Dibdin, All Edinburgh Theatre


Read More

30th-31st July 2020:

‘Miraculous’ (David’s adaptation of his novel ‘The Rise & Fall of the Miraculous Vespas) will premiere on Ayr Gaiety’s Lockdown Channel, starring Tam Dean Burn, Sarah McCardie and Colin McCredie, and directed by Stuart Hepburn.


Click link for booking details

22nd June 2020:

David’s article ‘A Brave New World’ is published by Reform Scotland.


Click link

6th June 2020:

David’s article ‘Artificial Field Of Dreamers’ appears in the Killie Hippo Fanzine.


Click link

16th May 2020:

David is appearing in ‘Banged Up With Razor Cuts Vol.2’. Show premieres at 8pm.


Click to watch

14th April 2020:

David’s love letter to five-a-side football is published in The Guardian.


Click to read

1st April 2020:

David is reading The Last Days of Disco is its entirety throughout April. Produced by Into Creative.


Click here for nightly episodes

25th March 2020:

David appears on Nutmeg Magazine’s podcast Episode 45.


Click link to listen

15th March 2020:

‘Artificial Field of Dreamers’; David’s piece about five and seven-a-side football is published in Nutmeg Magazine #15


Click here to purchase

24th February 2020:

David is appearing at Waterstones, Sauchiehall Street, Glasgow as part of the annual Orenda Books UK Roadshow.


21st February 2020:

David is appearing on the Shoot The Breeze! football podcast


Click link to listen

21st November 2019:

David is appearing at the Dick Institute, Kilmarnock for the Sound of Young Scotland event as part of Book Week Scotland.


7th November 2019:

‘Because She’s Worth It’, David’s play for Short Attention Span Theatre, is on at the Rum Shack, Glasgow.


6th November 2019:

‘Because She’s Worth It’, David’s play for Short Attention Span Theatre, is on at the Gilded Balloon, Edinburgh.


3rd October 2019:

David is appearing at the Brain Game for Marie Curie UK, in Glasgow. He will be offering the opportunity to bid to become an actual character in his next book in support of the charity.


30th August 2019:

David is appearing at The Ramones Museum, Berlin with David Keenan.


29th August 2019:

David is appearing at Euphorie, Cologne with David Keenan.


26th August 2019:

‘Schotten Dicht’ (The German translation of ‘The Man Who Loved Islands’) is published by Heyne Hardcore.


Click link to order

18th May 2019:

Book Review: ‘Welcome To The Heady Heights’, The Spectator.


Click link to read

11th May 2019:

The Kilmarnock launch of ‘Welcome To The Heady Heights’, at Mamitas, Bank Street, Kilmarnock. Moderated by Sergio Burns.


11th May 2019:

The article: ‘Engineering Archie: The Godfather of Stadium Design’ by David F. Ross is published in the new Nutmeg Magazine #11.


Click link to order

9th May 2019:

David is interviewed by Sergio Burns for Ayrshire Magazine.


Click link to read

4th May 2019:

David will be appearing at ‘JB Barrington & Friends’ promoted by Razur Cuts. The Flying Duck, Glasgow. Doors open 7.30pm.


18th April 2019:

Read an extract of ‘Welcome To The Heady Heights’ in Books From Scotland: The Best of Scottish Books.


Click link to read

13th April 2019:

David is appearing at Love Music, Glasgow in support of Record Store Day.


9th April 2019:

Book Review: ‘Welcome To The Heady Heights’, NB Magazine


Click link to read

30th March 2019:

Book Review: ‘Welcome To The Heady Heights’, Raven Crime Reads


Click link to read

26th March 2019:

Book Review: ‘Welcome To The Heady Heights’, The Skinny


Click link to read

21st March 2019:

Book Review: ‘Welcome To The Heady Heights’, The Wee Review


Click link to read

21st March 2019:

David’s fourth book, ‘Welcome To The Heady Heights’ is published by Orenda Books.


Click link to order

20th March 2019:

The Glasgow launch of ‘Welcome To The Heady Heights’, at Waterstones, Sauchiehall Street, Glasgow. Moderated by Alistair Braidwood. 7pm.


Click link to view trailer

19th March 2019:

David will be appearing on the BBC Radio Scotland Afternoon Show, talking to Janice Forsyth about ‘Welcome To The Heady Heights’.


Click to listen

16th March 2019:

David will be appearing on BBC Radio Scotland’s ‘Off The Ball’ show


3rd March 2019:

Book Review: ‘Welcome To The Heady Heights’, Scots Whay Hae.


Click link to read

22nd December 2018:

Hear David being interviewed by Carley Schweitzer of Detroit radio station CJAM, talking about ‘Ashes To Activists’.


Click to listen

18th December 2018:

David is one of 16 writers, poets and artists (including Dr John Cooper Clarke, Pauline Black, Murray Lachlan Young, Stephen Watt and John Robb) to have been invited to write a short piece commemorating the 16th anniversary of the death of Joe Strummer. In support of the Joe Strummer Foundation, the publication ‘Ashes To Activists’ can be downloaded from the Foundation’s website.


Click here

15th December 2018:

‘Because She’s Worth It’ – a short piece dramatic piece written by David – features in the Scottish contemporary literature magazine, Razur Cuts Vol VI.


To order a copy, email: deeko1963@googlemail.com

4th December 2018:

Welcome To The Heady Heights, David’s 4th novel, will be published on 21st March 2018. Now available to pre-order.


Click here

1st December 2018:

The video trailer for David’s new novel, ‘Welcome To The Heady Heights’ has been released, with Chris McQueer narrating, music by Bobby Bluebell and film sequences by David Stirling.


Click here for details

25th November 2018:

David will be appearing at North Ayrshire Libraries Reader's Day, with Denise Mina, Gordon J Brown and Helen Sedgewick.

(tickets/details not yet available online)

25th October 2018:

‘Chris McQueer and David F Ross in conversation’, Imprint Festival, Dick Institute, Kilmarnock.


Click here for details

12th September 2018:

‘An Evening With David F Ross’ at Ayr Writers Club, Dalkeith Road, Ayr. (Members only)


Click here for details

8th September 2018:

David’s article ‘Oh Bondage, Up Yours’ is published in Nutmeg Magazine, Issue 9.


Click here for details

22nd August 2018:

David will be appearing at the Edinburgh International Book Festival.

Click here for tickets

30th June 2018:

David’s fourth novel, WELCOME TO THE HEADY HEIGHTS, will be published by Orenda Books in March 2019

25th May 2018:

Photoshoot with Vogue photographer, Tibor Bozi.

Click here for details

24th May 2018:

David will be appearing (with Bobby Bluebell) at The Lovelace, Munich.

Click here for details

11th May 2018:

David will be appearing at the launch of Martin Geraghty’s new novel ‘A Mind Polluted’, at Behind The Wall, Falkirk.

21st April 2018:

David is appearing on Deustchland Radio.

to listen click here

21st April 2018:

David will be appearing (with The Miraculous Vespas) at Love Music Glasgow’s annual Record Store Day Festival.

19th March 2018:

Review of ‘Schotten Rock’ in Tracks Magazine.

Click here for details

15th March 2018:

David will be appearing at the Cologne Literature Festival.

Click here for details

26th February 2018:

‘Schotten Rock’ (The Rise & Fall of the Miraculous Vespas) is released in Germany, published by Heyne Hardcore (Random House).

Click here for details
Click here to listen to the songs from the book

5th February 2018:

The video trailer for ‘Schotten Rock’ has been released.

Click here to view

1st February 2018:

David will be appearing at the Dick Institute, Kilmarnock in conversation with Alistair Braidwood.