Daniel Shand

daniel shand

Dr Daniel Shand

Lecturer

Biography

Daniel Shand joined Edinburgh Napier University in 2018.

He is the author of two novels. His debut, Fallow, was awarded the Betty Trask Prize in 2017 for the best debut novel by a writer under 35. It was also shortlisted for the Saltire Society's First Book of the Year. His second novel, Crocodile, was shortlisted for the Encore Prize for Best Second Novel.

He is currently working on a speculative fiction novel, set in Edinburgh, focusing on emergent AI technology.

Esteem

Conference Activity

  • Edinburgh International Book Festival: Workshop

 

Fellowships and Awards

  • Encore Prize for Best Second Novel
  • Betty Trask Prize

 

Invited Speaker

  • Edinburgh International Book Festival: Panel

 

Public/Community Engagement

  • Scottish Book Trust Writing Commission