Scott Lax

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Scott Lax is an award-winning essayist, fiction writer, filmmaker, and lecturer in Creative Writing at the Cleveland Institute of Art. His first novel, The Year That Trembled, was named one of 1998’s “Milestones in Fiction” by the Denver Post. He produced the feature film version of his novel, then adapted it as a 2-act stage play that premiered at University School.


Scott Lax is a lecturer in Creative Writing at the Cleveland Institute of Art. He studied English at Hiram College and Shakespeare at the University of Cambridge. A recipient of the Bread Loaf Writers' Conference Bernard J. O'Keefe Scholarship in Nonfiction and the Sewanee Writers Conference Walter E. Dakin Fellowship in Fiction, Scott is an award-winning essayist, fiction writer, and filmmaker. His first novel, The Year That Trembled, was named one of the year’s “milestones in fiction” by the Denver Post. He produced the feature film version of his novel, then adapted it as a 2-act stage play that premiered at University School. Recently, Scott completed the screenplay adaptation of his second novel, the psychological thriller Vengeance Follows. Learn more about his work at www.scottlax.com.


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