Ruth Brandt

Ruth Brandt’s short stories and flash fiction have been widely published. She won the Kingston University MFA Creative Writing Prize, and has been nominated for the Pushcart Prize, Write Well Award and Best Small Fictions Award. Her short story collection No One has any Intention of Building a Wall will be published by Fly on the Wall Press in 2021. She lives in Surrey with her husband and has two delightful sons.

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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