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 supported by The Scottish Arts Council, The National Library of Scotland, The Royal Scottish Academy, The British Council, The Carnegie Trust, and The Royal Society for the Arts. My first book, ‘The Clearing,’ was published by Little, Brown in March 2020. Public collections include the Royal Scottish Academy, National Library of Scotland, University College London, NHS Lothians, NHS Orkney.
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.