Scott Cheshire has been named the Sirenland Literary Affairs Fellow for 2014. He earned his MFA from Hunter College. He is the interview editor at the Tottenville Review and teaches writing at the Sackett Street Writers’ Workshop. His work has been published in Slice, AGNI, Guernica, and the Picador anthology, The Book of Men. His first novel, High as the Horses’ Bridles is forthcoming from Henry Holt. He lives in New York City.
The 2014 Sirenland Fellowship is sponsored by Literary Affairs. It provides travel, room and board and expenses for attending the Sirenland Writers Conference. It is given to a writer who is in the process of completing a project, but has not yet published a book before March, 2014. Candidates are nominated by a panel of publishing professionals.
Literary Affairs‘ mission is to promote great literature and foster a community of book lovers. The brainchild of lifelong bibliophile and entrepreneur Julie Robinson, Literary Affairs is unique in its commitment to offering a full range of services tailored to the literary lifestyle, including book clubs, conversations with acclaimed authors in intimate locales, literary travel adventures and an annual Fall book festival.