Samantha Clark

Samantha Clark is a writer and visual artist based in Orkney. She was awarded a Scottish Book Trust New Writers Award in 2018, and a Cove Park Emerging Writers Award and a Society of Authors Grant in 2020. Her artwork has been widely exhibited and she has received public art commissions for several hospitals and schools, most recently a 30-metre mural for the Balfour Hospital in Kirkwall.

Her first book “The Clearing” , a memoir of the spaces between and what may be learned in them, was published by Little, Brown in March 2020.