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Andrew Scott

Author's Bio

Andrew Scott was born and raised in Lafayette, Indiana. He holds writing degrees from Purdue University and New Mexico State University, where he was twice awarded a Frank Waters Fiction Fellowship. His fiction and nonfiction have appeared in Esquire, Ninth Letter, The Cincinnati Review, Mid-American Review, Glimmer Train Stories, The Writer’s Chronicle, and other publications. With his wife, writer Victoria Barrett, he edits Freight Stories, an online fiction journal. He teaches at Ball State University and lives in Indianapolis.

Publications and Prizes

Books:
Naked Summer (Press 53, 2011), Modern Love (Sunnyoutside Press, 2006)
Anthologies:
The Versus Anthology (Press 53, 2009)
Journals:
Esquire, Glimmer Train, Mid-American Review, Writer's Chronicle
Prizes:
Indiana Arts Commission Individual Artist Grant (twice); Frank Waters Fiction Fellowship, NMSU (twice)

Andrew Scott Resume

Personal Favorites

What I'm Reading Now:
Wild by Cheryl Strayed, Pure by Julianna Baggott, Other Heartbreaks by Patricia Henley, Echolocation by Myfanwy Collins , The Sisters Brothers by Patrick deWitt
Favorite Books:
South of the Big Four; Love in the Time of Cholera; Devil in a Blue Dress; Rock Springs
Favorite Authors:
Alice Munro, Edward P. Jones, Chekhov, Robert Boswell, Daniel Woodrell, Patricia Henley, Walter Mosley, Robin Black, Antonya Nelson, and several others

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Listing last updated: December 4, 2011

More Information

Listed as:
Fiction Writer
Gives readings?
Yes
Travels for readings?
Yes
Born in:
Lafayette, IN

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