Amy Liptrot

Amy Liptrot has published her work with various magazines, journals and blogs and she has written a regular column for Caught by the River out of which The Outrun, her first book, has emerged to a chorus of critical acclaim.  It was a Radio 4 Book of the Week in January and is shortlisted for the 2016 Wellcome Book Prize.

As well as writing for local newspaper, Orkney Today, and editing the Edinburgh Student newspaper, Amy has been an artist’s model, a trampolinist and has worked in a shellfish factory. This is her first book.

Guardian Interview

Independent Review

BBC Arts Interview



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