Sarah Schofield

Sarah Schofield's prizes include the Writers Inc Short Story Competition and the Calderdale Short Story Competition. She was shortlisted for the Bridport Prize in 2010 and was runner up in The Guardian Travel Writing Competition, and currently teaches Creative Writing at Edgehill University. Her stories have appeared in several Comma's anthologies: Lemistry, Bio-Punk, Beta-Life, Spindles, and the Thought X and The Mirror in the Mirror anthologies. She is currently working on her first collection.

Anthologies featuring Sarah Schofield

The New Abject

A sequel to Comma‘s award-winning, sell-out horror anthology The New Uncanny. Featuring specially commissioned stories inspired by Julia Kristeva’s theory of the abject.


Short stories from an A-Life Future, inspired by the vway we interact with technology, the roles we adopt in an increasingly ‘intelligent’ environment, and how we interface with each other.


Polish and British writers journey into the heart of darkness that is Europe to write responses and meditations on Conrad’s writing.

Thought X: Fictions and Hypotheticals

An anthology of specially-commissioned stories exploring thought experiments and their use in science to crack fundamental problems.


14 leading authors have here been challenged to write fresh fictional interpretations of what the uncanny might mean in the 21st century.


British and Polish novelists join screenwriters, poets, computer engineers, and artists, to celebrate and explore Lem’s legacy through short stories and essays.

Spindles: Stories from the Science of Sleep

Short stories informed by explorations of the science of sleep