Paul Scraton is a British-born writer and editor, based in Berlin. He is the editor in chief of Elsewhere: A Journal of Place and the author of a number of creative non-fiction books including Ghosts on the Shore: Journeys along Germany’s Baltic coast (Influx Press, 2017) and The Idea of a River: Walking out of Berlin (Readux Books, 2015). Built on Sand is his debut work of fiction and will be published by Influx Press in 2019. This fragmented novel of place is a collection of stories from Berlin, interwoven personal geographies that together create a portrait of the city and its surroundings. On the Edge is creative non-fiction account of a series of walks around the edge of Berlin, currently being translated into German for publication in 2019.