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Daniel Shand is a writer based in Edinburgh. His debut novel, Fallow, was published in 2016 and won the 2017 Betty Trask Prize. His second novel, Crocodile, was published in 2018 and was shortlisted for the Encore Award for Best Second Novel.

His third novel, Model Citizens, is due for publication in May 2022.


He was born in Kirkcaldy in 1989 and has lived in Edinburgh since 2011, where he teaches at Napier University


His shorter work has been published in a number of magazines and he has performed at the Edinburgh International Book Festival.


He won the University of Edinburgh Sloan Prize for fiction and the University of Dundee Creative Writing Award. In 2016, Daniel was the winner of the Saltire Society International Travel Bursary for Literature.

Available for events and workshops via the Scottish Book Trust.

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