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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 awarded the 2015 Australian Book Review Elizabeth Jolley Prize (also longlisted for the 2016 Times EFG Short Story Award). Rob has written investigative journalism for publications including the Guardian, Granta and Playboy. He is Senior Lecturer in English and Creative Writing and co-Director of the Creative Writing Programme.