Title Senior Professor of Practice
Department Liberal Arts
Scott Lax is a playwright, film producer, and award-winning novelist and journalist. He is a Senior Professor of Practice in Creative Writing at the Cleveland Institute of Art College of Art + Design, where he has taught for eight years. Scott graduated from Hiram College in English and studied Shakespeare's History Plays at the University of Cambridge, England. He has presented for dozens of high schools, colleges, libraries, and writers' conferences in Ohio, S. Carolina, N. Carolina, Vermont, Tennessee, and Illinois.
Scott is a recipient of a 1993 Bread Loaf Writers' Conference Scholarship in Nonfiction, and the 1998 Sewanee Writers Conference Fellowship in Fiction. In 2002, Scott received a Certificate of Congratulations from the City of Cleveland for his work, and in 2016 was inducted into the Chagrin Falls High School Achievement Hall of Fame as a member of the Class of 1970.
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Degree BA, English, Hiram College
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