The Future of New Writing: Ross Raisin
From Freeman's, Issue Number Four
Ross Raisin is the author of three novels: A Natural, Waterline, and God’s Own Country. In 2013 he was named one of Granta’s Best of Young British Novelists, and he has been the recipient of several other awards, including the Sunday Times Young Writer of the Year Award and the Betty Trask Award. He has been short-listed for various others, including the IMPAC Dublin Literary Award and the Guardian First Book Award. He has recently written a book on creative writing, Read This If You Want to Be a Great Writer, to be published in 2018. He has written short stories for Granta, Prospect, the Sunday Times, Esquire, BBC Radio 3, among others, and has contributed to anthologies such as Best British Short Stories. Raisin teaches creative writing at Goldsmiths University and as part of the UEA/Guardian Masterclasses programme, and is a writer in residence for the charity First Story.
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