Martin Cathcart Frödén writes. He won the 2015 Dundee International Book Prize with his debut novel Devil take the Hindmost. His stories have been shortlisted for awards including the Bridport Prize and the Bristol Short Story Prize, and his story The Underwater Cathedral won the 2013 BBC Opening Lines competition and has been broadcast on Radio 4 (listen below). In 2017-18 he was Poet in Residence with the National Trust for Scotland, resulting in a collection called Light and other Observations.
He recently completed a doctorate in creative writing at the University of Glasgow, and has taught creative writing at various institutions. After 10 years in Glasgow he's recently moved back to his native Sweden to take up a position as Lecturer in Creative Writing at Malmö University.