Zoë Strachan is an author and creative writing teacher at the University of Glasgow. Her most recent novel, Ever Fallen in Love, was shortlisted for the Green Carnation Prize and nominated for the London Book Awards. Her debut, Negative Space, won a Betty Trask Award and was shortlisted for the Saltire First Book of the Year Award. She was the coeditor of New Writing Scotland, and edited Out There, the first anthology of LGBT writing from Scotland in twenty years. She has held residencies as UNESCO City of Literature writer-in-residence at the National Museum of Scotland, a Hermann Kesten Stipendiaten, a Hawthornden Fellowship, a British Council visiting fellowship at the University of Iowa, and won a Robert Louis Stevenson Award. She has also written short stories, essays, plays, and operas. She lives in Glasgow, Scotland with her partner.
Some of my favorite people on earth are in this book,
Dear writers and grand spirits.