Sophie Collins grew up in Bergen, North Holland, and now lives in Glasgow. She is the author of Who Is Mary Sue? (Faber, 2018) and small white monkeys (Book Works, 2017), and translator of The Following Scan Will Last Five Minutes by Lieke Marsman (Pavilion, 2019). She is a lecturer at the University of Glasgow. Sophie was shortlisted for the Edwin Morgan Trust Award in 2016.