Scottish-American author Douglas Stuart’s debut novel Shuggie Bain won the 2020 Booker Prize. It is published by Grove Atlantic in the US and Picador in the UK, and is to be translated into 22 languages. He wrote Shuggie Bain over a ten-year period and is currently at work on his second novel, Loch Awe. His short stories Found Wanting and The Englishman were published in The New Yorker. His essay, Poverty, Anxiety, and Gender in Scottish Working-Class Literature was published by Lit Hub. Born in Glasgow, Scotland, he has an MA from the Royal College of Art in London and since 2000 he has lived and worked in New York City.
美籍蘇格蘭裔作家 Douglas Stuart 的首本小說 《Shuggie Bain》獲得了 2020 布克獎。 他在十年間寫完 《Shuggie Bain》，而目前正在寫作他的第二本小說 《Loch Awe》。 本小說出版於美國的 Grove Atlantic 和英國的 Picador 出版社，並將被翻譯成 22種語言。Douglas Stuart 的短篇小說 《Found Wanting》和《The Englishman》於 2020 年發佈在 New Yorker 雜誌上。 Lit Hub 同年也發佈了出生於蘇格蘭格拉斯哥的 Douglas 的論文 《Poverty, Anxiety, and Gender in Scottish Working-Class Literature》。Douglas Stuart 擁有倫敦皇家藝術學院的碩士學位。 他自2000年以來，在紐約市生活和工作。
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