Ruth Brandt

Ruth Brandt's short stories have been published in anthologies and magazines, including Aesthetica Creative Writing Annual, Bristol Short Story Prize and Litro, and nominated for the Pushcart Prize. She has an MFA (Distinction) Creative Writing, Kingston University, won the MFA Creative Writing Prize 2017 and tutors for Surrey Adult Learning.

My approach to teaching:
My aim is to get you writing and keep you writing. I use supportive feedback, noting what works well along with specific advice on what could be improved.

What inspires my work?
Setting is frequently the inspiration for my writing, which is fortunate as I love travelling. Exploring a place's history and society prompts in me that 'What if…?' question.

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