Christopher Silver is the author of a book on Scottish culture and media: Demanding Democracy, the co-editor of a collection of writing and art that emerged from the 2014 referendum on Scottish independence Inspired by Independence, and the producer of Scotland Yet (Rough Justice Films) and Two Minute Manifesto (Traverse Theatre). His first play, Forsaken, toured the highlands and islands in 2015.

With bylines in Newsweek, Prospect, the Herald, Scotland on Sunday, the Times Education Supplement, the National, openDemocracy, and the Scottish Review of Books, he writes on politics, media and culture.