Sarah Schofield

Sarah Schofield’s stories have been published in LemistryBio-PunkThought XBeta LifeSpindles andConradology (all Comma Press) Wall: Nine Stories from Edge Hill Writers, (EHUP) Best of British Short Stories 2020 (Salt) Spilling Ink Flash Fiction AnthologyBack and Beyond Arts Publication, Litfest’s The Language of Footprints,Synaesthesia Magazine, Lakeview International Journal, Woman’s Weekly and others. She has been shortlisted on the Bridport and the Guardian Travel Writing Competition and won the Orange New Voices Prize, Writer’s Inc and The Calderdale Fiction Prize. An excerpt from her story ‘The Bactogarden’ featured on BBC Radio 4’s Open Book. Sarah is an Associate Tutor of Creative Writing at Edge Hill University and runs writing courses and workshops in a variety of community settings. Her debut short story collection is due out in 2021 with Comma Press.

Anthologies featuring Sarah Schofield

Beta-Life

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.

Conradology

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

The New Abject

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

Thought X: Fictions and Hypotheticals

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

Bio-Punk

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

Lemistry

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