Adam Ross

Adam Ross was born and raised in New York City and now lives in Nashville with his wife and two daughters. He has an MA from Hollins University and an MFA from Washington University in Creative Writing. His debut novel, Mr. Peanut, a 2010 New York Times Notable Book, was also named one of the best books of the year by The New Yorker, The Philadelphia Inquirer, The New Republic, and The Economist and will be published in sixteen countries. Ladies and Gentlemen, his short story collection, was included in Kirkus Reviews Best Books of 2011. His journalism has been published in The New York Times Book Review, The Daily Beast, The Wall Street Journal, GQ, The Nashville Scene and Poets & Writers. His fiction has appeared in The Carolina Quarterly and Five Chapters.

Anthologies featuring Adam Ross

The BBC International Short Story Award 2012

In honour of the 2012 Olympics, this edition opened its doors to international short story submissions from all over the world, thus becoming the first BBC International Short Story Award.