Scott Morris was born in Hereford but now lives in South London.
Scott is Deputy Editor at The Literateur and Prose Reviews Editor at The Cadaverine. He was a founding member and editor of Tapfactory arts magazine, and his prose and poetry have appeared in Trespass, Cake, Pomegranate Poetry, Polluto, Tengen, The Delinquent and Avocado magazines.
Most recently, his piece ‘Towards White, 1975’ was shortlisted for The White Review Short Story Prize. He was also shortlisted for the 2011 Short Fiction Journal Prize and for the 2010 London Fringe Festival Short Fiction Award. He was announced joint winner of the 2010 London Review of Books’ Young Reviewers’ Competition for his piece on Don DeLillo’s Point Omega.
Scott has studied at both the University of Warwick and University College London. In 2010 he was awarded the UCL Hobbes Prize for a dissertation entitled ‘Where the Wild Things Aren’t: Questioning the Animal in Thomas Pynchon’s Mason & Dixon‘.