Douglas Stuart is a Scottish-American author. His New York Times-bestselling debut novel Shuggie Bain won the 2020 Booker Prize and the Sue Kaufman Prize from the American Academy of Arts and Letters. It also won two British Book Awards, including Book of the Year, and was a finalist for the National Book Award, PEN/Hemingway Award, National Book Critics Circle John Leonard Prize, Kirkus Prize, as well as several other literary awards. Stuart’s writing has appeared in the New Yorker and Literary Hub. Born in Glasgow, he has an MA from the Royal College of Art in London. Since 2000, he has lived and worked in New York City.
Stuart writes beautifully, with marvelous attunement to the poetry in the unlovely and the mundane.” –The New York Times