Scott Aaron Tait (he/they) is a queer autistic writer from Newcastle-upon-Tyne, UK. They graduated from Leeds Beckett University with a BA Hons in Fine Art before completing a Master of Fine Arts at Newcastle University. 

Scott's writing has been published in The Write Launch, Odd Magazine, Untitled Voices, Pastel Pastoral, From the Farther Trees, Warning Lines, Small Leaf Press, Unstamatic, Stone of Madness Press and En*gendered. In 2016 their short story 'Mr. Hardcastle's Accidental Revolution' was shortlisted for the Theatre Cloud ‘Tell a Tale’ Prize. Scott received a ‘Michael Langan LGBTQ+ Free Read’ from The Literary Consultancy and is a mentee of the Cornerstones Elevate Mentor Scheme. As part of this scheme, he is currently editing his debut YA fantasy novel with support from an editor at Bloomsbury Publishing. 

In addition to writing, Scott is the editor-in-chief of Queerlings Magazine and Powders Press both of which seek to platform LGBTQIA+ writers. Between meltdowns, Scott collects things, mostly books, and drinks copious amounts of coffee. You can follow them on Instagram.