Douglas Thompson

Douglas Thompson’s short stories have appeared in a wide range of magazines and anthologies, most recently Albedo One, Ambit, Postscripts, and New Writing Scotland. He won the Grolsch/Herald Question of Style Award in 1989 and second prize in the Neil Gunn Writing Competition in 2007. His first book, Ultrameta, was published by Eibonvale Press in August 2009, nominated for the Edge Hill Prize, and shortlisted for the BFS Best Newcomer Award, and since then he has published four subsequent novels, Sylvow (Eibonvale, 2010), Apoidea (The Exaggerated Press, 2011), Mechagnosis (Dog Horn, 2012), Entanglement (Elsewhen Press, 2012) and has two forthcoming in 2014, Freadsal and Volwys, from Acair Publishing and Dog Horn respectively. The Rhymer is his eighth novel.

EntanglementDouglas’s philosophical science fiction novel, Entanglement, was published by Elsewhen Press on 1st August 2012.

Palimpsest derived from photos of Leonardo’s work by Janaka Dharmasena/ Original artwork by Alison BuckDouglas’s comic-poetic satire The Rhymer, an Heredyssey will be published by Elsewhen Press in summer 2014.



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Douglas can be contacted via Elsewhen Press using douglas.thompson (at)

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