Douglas Stuart is a Scottish-American author. His debut novel, Shuggie Bain, won the 2020 Booker Prize. It was a finalist for the National Book award, for the Kirkus Prize, and is to be translated into over twenty- four languages. His short stories, Found Wanting, and The Englishman, were published in The New Yorker magazine. 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.