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Alan Trotter

Alan Trotter is a writer based in Edinburgh. Muscle, his debut novel, was awarded the inaugural Sceptre Prize for a novel-in-progress.His short fiction has appeared in Somesuch StoriesUnder the InfluenceMcSweeney's Internet Tendency and elsewhere. In 2016 he collaborated with Editions at Play on the experimental digital story All This Rotting ('mesmerising' – Big Issue, 'nauseating' – Irish Times). He has a PhD in English Literature from the University of Glasgow – his dissertation concerned writers making unusual use of the form of the book.