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Richard Smyth

  • Fiction, 2017
Richard Smyth

Richard Smyth’s short fiction has appeared in Structo, The Stinging Fly, The Fiction Desk, Riptide, The Lonely Crowd, Foxhole, The Stockholm Review, Minor Literature[s], Firewords Quarterly, and anthologies from Ink Lines, Arachne Press and Spilling Ink. He won the 2013 ‘LS13’ Prize for northern writers and was longlisted in 2016-17 for the Galley Beggar Short Story Prize. His first novel, Wild Ink, was published by Dead Ink Books in 2014; his non-fiction books include A Sweet, Wild Note: What We Hear When The Birds Sing (2017). He writes for the Guardian, the Times Literary Supplement and the New Statesman, among others, and lives in Bradford with his wife and cat.

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