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Amy Stewart is a writer living in the Scottish Borders. She has an MA in Creative Writing from York St John University, and is currently studying for a Creative Writing PhD at the University of Sheffield.

Her work appears in Test Signal, an anthology of new northern writing from Dead Ink Books and Bloomsbury, as well as a number 
of journals. She has also been highly commended and shortlisted in the Bridport and Mairtín Crawford Prizes.


In 2021, she won the New Writing North & Word Factory Northern Apprentice Award and in 2022, she won the Mairtín Crawford Award for Short Story.

Amy is currently working on her debut short story collection, Cruelties, which examines how folklore, myth and speculative concepts can be used to explore the issues women face today. She is also working on her debut novel, Hex House.


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