Wendy Brandmark publishes fiction widely in British and North American journals, and has won the Bridport Prize. Her short story collection, He Runs the Moon, was longlisted for the Edgehill Short Story Prize. Her novels include The Stray American, which was shortlisted for the Jerwood Fiction Uncovered Prize, and The Angry Gods, which explored racism in 1950s America. She has had residencies at the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, the Tyrone Guthrie Centre in Ireland and was awarded a Hawthornden Foundation Fellowship. She teaches on the Oxford MSt in Creative Writing and is working on a short story collection.