Ross Raisin

b. 1979

Ross Raisin was elected as a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature in 2018.

Ross Raisin is the author of three novels: A Natural (2017), Waterline (2011) and God’s Own Country (2008), each published to outstanding critical acclaim. In 2013 he was named one of Granta’s Best of Young British Novelists. He has been the recipient of the Sunday Times Young Writer of the Year Award and a Betty Trask Award. He has written short stories for Granta, Prospect, The Sunday Times, Esquire, BBC Radio 3 and 4, among others. Ross teaches creative writing at Goldsmiths, University of London and is a writer-in-residence for the education charity First Story.