Scott Mitchel May


Scott Mitchel May is a author living with his wife and son in Madison, Wisconsin. His work has appeared in Maudlin House, Rejection Letters, The Bear Creek Gazette, The Maryland Literary Review, Bending Genres, and many more. He was the winner of the 2019 Poem or Page Contest at the UW Writers' Conference in the category of Literary Fiction and has been shortlisted for the 2022 Santa Fe Writers Project Literary Awards.

His debut collection of short fiction, DeKalb, Illinois is a Paradise What Eats its Own, was published by Alien Buddha in 2022.

Scott holds a GED from the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction and a BS in Literature from Edgewood College. He is a former legislative aide in the Wisconsin State Senate and currently works for the Only in Wisconsin Giving Foundation.