Samuel Best

Samuel Best is a writer based in Glasgow, and runs Octavius, a literary magazine for students studying in Scotland.

Samuel's short stories have been published in a variety of magazines and he has performed at spoken word nights and book festivals across Scotland. He has taught at secondary schools in Cumbernauld and Linlithgow, as well as The University of Strathclyde in Glasgow.

Samuel's début novel, Shop Front, is available now on Fledgling Press. It is mainly about shelf-stacking, friendship and knife-crime.
He tweets at @spbbest and has stories available at

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