Scott Stavrou is the author of Losing Venice, a novel (Rogue Dog Press, May, 2018). He was born in Chicago then raised in San Diego and Las Vegas before graduating from Georgetown University. Since then he has lived and worked as a writer in San Francisco, Venice, Prague and the Greek islands, where he and his wife presently call home.
Stavrou has written fiction and non-fiction for numerous publications in the U.S. and Europe. He is the author of the award-winning travel book Wasted Away, the original stage play Picketing with Prometheus as well as two original screenplays. He is a long time member of the International Food, Wine & Travel Writers Association and the Georgetown Entertainment & Media Alliance.
He was awarded the PEN America International Hemingway Writing Award for his short fiction “Across the Suburbs”.
In addition to writing, he serves on the Board of Advisors for Write Away Europe, where he is also a Creative Writing Instructor.