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Douglas Stuart

Douglas Stuart is a Scottish - American author. His work has been translated into 40 languages. His debut novel, Shuggie Bain, is the winner of the 2020 Booker Prize. It won the Sue Kaufman award from The American Academy of Arts and Letters, the Book of the Year, and the Debut of the Year at the British Book Awards in 2021. It was also Waterstones Scottish Book of the Year. Shuggie Bain was a finalist for the National Book Award in Fiction, the Pen Hemingway Award, the Kirkus Prize for Fiction, The Rathbones Folio, the LA Times Art Seidenbaum Award, and the National Book Critics Circle John Leonard Prize. His second novel, Young Mungo, was a #1 Sunday Times Bestseller, a finalist for the Carnegie Medal, the British Book of the Year (Fiction) , the Polari prize. His short stories have been published by The New Yorker. His essays on Gender, Class and Anxiety are featured on Lit Hub. Born in Glasgow, Scotland, after receiving his MA from the Royal College of Art in London, he has lived and worked in New York City. Follow him on instagram at Douglas_Stuart or Twitter at Doug_D_Stuart

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