Tags: Editing; Historical Fiction; Short Story

Sophfronia Scott

Fiction, Journalism, Memoir

Sophfronia Scott is an author and former writer and editor for Time and People. For her first novel, All I Need to Get By, Scott was nominated for best new author at the African American Literary Awards and hailed by Professor Henry Louis Gates Jr. as “potentially one of the best writers of her generation.” She has also published numerous essays and short stories, and has co-written a spiritual memoir with her son titled This Child of Faith: Raising a Spiritual Child in a Secular World. She teaches on the faculty of Regis University’s Mile-High MFA in Denver, Colorado; Bay Path University’s MFA in creative nonfiction; and the Fairfield County Writer’s Studio in Westport, Connecticut.

Festival Years: 2018