Amy Liptrot

2016 Shortlist

Amy Liptrot has published her work with various magazines, journals and blogs and has written a regular column for Caught by the River, out of which ‘The Outrun’ emerged. As well as writing for her local newspaper, ‘Orkney Today’, and editing the University of Edinburgh’s student newspaper, Amy has worked as an artist’s model, a trampolinist and in a shellfish factory. This is her first book.

Wellcome Book Prize Achievement

  • The Outrun

    By Amy Liptrot

    The Outrun by Amy Liptrot