Jacob Carlisle lived in Ferguslie Park, the setting for his debut novel, Small Fish Big Fish, until he was fifteen. At twenty-one he went back to study full-time at Langside College, and from there to Glasgow University, graduating Bachelor of Science.A regular on the Scottish Folk Club circuit, Jacob played guitar and sang with his friends and cousins for pocket money. He lived in Paisley until, at the age of twenty-six, he met and married Sue, who convinced him to return with her to Australia, a move he has never regretted.In 2011, Jacob discovered a talent for writing fiction and has published a number of short stories as well as his novel, Small Fish Big Fish. A follow-up to Small Fish, Big Fish is in the pipeline.Jacob also writes under the pen name PJ McDermott. His first novel. Avanaux: A Hickory Lace Adventure, has recently been published on AmazonJacob lives with his wife, in Melbourne. They have two beautiful daughters, and two seriously cheeky grandchildren.