Scott Wolven Scott Wolven is TWH Consulting Director and Consulting Editor of The New Guard literary review. He is the author of the short story collection, Controlled Burn. Scott’s stories have appeared seven years in a row in The Best American Mystery Stories Series, the most consecutive appearances in the history of the series. The title story of the collection appeared in Best American Noir of the Century. The story “The Copper Kings” (Controlled Burn) is included in the prestigious collection, 20 + 1 , an anthology of 21 new short stories “by emblematic American authors,” to celebrate the 20th anniversary of “Terres d’Amerique,” published by Albin Michel and edited by Francis Geffard. His short story, “Playboy,” was featured in Playboy Magazine. The film, “Hepburn” by Tommy Davis, a work based on Scott’s short story, “Hammerlock,” was featured at The New York Film Festival on the Main Stage. Scott was a Staff Writer for Season Two of “Hightown” for the STARZ TV network and Jerry Bruckheimer TV.