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Anton Rose

  • Clare Swift Short Story Prize, 2017
Anton Rose

Anton Rose grew up in Durham, and after going away for university he returned to pursue a PhD, finishing in 2015. His wife, Beth, is also from Durham, and you can often find them nosing through the region’s bookshops or walking along the Northumberland coast with their dog. Anton writes fiction and poetry, and his work has appeared in a number of print and online journals, including Apex, The Rialto, and Terraform. He is also a 2017 Writers of the Future winner. In addition to writing, Anton reads submissions for Firewords Quarterly, a literary journal founded in the North East, and he co-edits Unlost, an online journal for found poetry. He is currently working on a novel. Find him at or @antonjrose

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