James Scott’s fiction has appeared in One Story, American Short Fiction, Quick Fiction, and elsewhere. He has been nominated for the Pushcart Prize and Best New American Voices. His work has received awards from the Sewanee Writers’ Conference, the Wesleyan Writers’ Conference, and the New York State Summer Writers’ Institute. He earned his MFA from Emerson College, where he was the fiction editor of Redivider. He teaches fiction workshops at the Grub Street writing center. He is at work on a novel.