Samuel Best is a writer based in Glasgow. His début novel, Shop Front, is published by Fledgling Press and his new novelette, Hunger, is due for release in September 2023.
Samuel founded and edited Octavius, a literary magazine which featured over 150 writers and published three sell-out print collections between 2011 and 2016.
During the 2020 Covid lockdown he set up Aloe, a literary magazine which raised money for UK and Irish healthcare workers.
Samuel's short stories have been published in a wide variety of magazines and he has performed at spoken word nights and book festivals across Scotland.
When he is not writing, he is an English teacher with a taste for Shakespeare and Gothic literature.