Ross Raisin is the author of three novels: A Natural (2017),Waterline (2011) and God’s Own Country (2008). In 2013 he was named as one of Granta’s Best of Young British Novelists, and he has been the recipient of several other awards, including The Sunday Times Young Writer of the Year and a Betty Trask Award, and been shortlisted for various others, including the IMPAC Dublin literary award and the Guardian First Book Award. He has written short stories for Granta, Prospect, the Sunday Times, Esquire, BBC Radio Three and Four, among others, and has contributed to anthologies including Best British Short Stories.  Ross teaches creative writing at Goldsmiths University and as part of the Guardian Masterclasses programme.

Ross is Writer-in-Residence at Cranford Community College and Berkeley Primary School, Hounslow.