Andrew Scott

Location Indianapolis, IN, USA
Occupation Writer/Professor
IM (AIM) WritingProf765

Books by Andrew Scott
  • by Andrew Scott
    Press 53, 2011.

  • by Andrew Scott
    sunnyoutside, 2006.
  • About Me

    Andrew Scott was born and raised in Lafayette, Indiana. He holds writing degrees from Purdue University and New Mexico State University, where he was twice awarded a Frank Waters Fiction Fellowship. His fiction and nonfiction have appeared in Esquire, Ninth Letter, The Cincinnati Review, Mid-American Review, Glimmer Train Stories, The Writer’s Chronicle, and other publications. With his wife, writer Victoria Barrett, he edits Freight Stories, an online fiction journal. He teaches at Ball State University and lives in Indianapolis.

    His first book, Naked Summer: Stories, was published in 2011.

    Why do you write?

    Andrew says: "Like a lot of writers, I have an active imagination, and sometimes it gets the best of me. Writing is one of the better outlets for that energy and wonder. And, in the end, I want to devote my life to something that is impossibly hard on a daily basis."

    Any favorite authors? Books?

    Don Kurtz, Robert Boswell, Chuck Wachtel, Patricia Henley, Antonya Nelson, Kevin McIlvoy, Lee K. Abbott, Richard Ford, Alice Munro, Raymond Carver, Lorrie Moore, Richard Yates, Tobias Wolff, Colum McCann, Michael Chabon, Junot Diaz, and on and on and on and on and on...

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