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J David Simons
J David Simons is a former lawyer, cotton farmer and lecturer at universities in Japan and the UK and is the author of three novels, as well as several short stories and essays. His first novel, The Credit Draper, was shortlisted for the McKitterick Prize, and he has been the recipient of a Creative Scotland Writer’s Bursary and a Robert Louis Stevenson Fellowship. His second novel, The Liberation of Celia Kahn, was published in 2011, whilst his most recent book is An Exquisite Sense of What Is Beautiful, which was published by Saraband in 2013. Having spent many years travelling the world, he now lives in Glasgow, the city of his birth.