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Sammy Wright

Sammy Wright is vice principal of a large secondary school in Sunderland. He sits on the Social Mobility Commission, and is the lead for Schools and HE. His stories have been published in a variety of places, by Galley Beggar, Tangent and Tartaruga among others, as well as winning the Tom Gallon Trust Award and being longlisted for the Sunday Times Short Story Award. In 2020 he won the Northern Book Prize with his first novel, Fit, due to be published in October 2021 by And Other Stories.