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Dr Rob Magnuson Smith

Senior Lecturer in Creative Writing


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Telephone: 01326 371889

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Rob Magnuson Smith is a novelist, short story writer and investigative journalist. His 2010 debut novel The Gravedigger (UNO Press) won the Pirate's Alley William Faulkner Award and was followed by Scorper (Granta Books) in 2015. His short fiction appears widely and was recently awarded the 2015 Australian Book Review Elizabeth Jolley Prize and longlisted for the 2016 Times EFG Short Story Award. Rob has written investigative journalism for publications including the Guardian, Granta and Playboy. A dual citizen of the US and  the UK, Rob Magnuson Smith teaches English and Creative Writing at Exeter’s Penryn campus in Cornwall.