Our 2021 Jessie Kesson Fellowship was awarded to Daniel Shand.
Daniel Shand is the author of the Betty Trask Prize-winning novel Fallow and the Encore Award-shortlisted Crocodile, both published by Sandstone Press. He has a PhD from the University of Edinburgh and teaches at Napier University. His short fiction has won several awards and he was the recipient of the Saltire Society’s Literature Travel Bursary. Daniel was born in Fife in 1989 and has lived in Edinburgh for the last ten years. His third novel, A Model Citizen, will be published by Corsair Books in Spring 2022.