Leone Ross

Leone Ross is a novelist, short story writer and editor. Her fiction has been nominated for the Women’s Prize, Goldsmiths Prize, RSL Ondjaate Prize and Edge Hill Prize, among others, and ‘When We Went Gallivanting’ won the Manchester Fiction Prize in 2022. She has taught creative writing for more than 20 years, and worked as a journalist throughout the 1990s. She is editor of Glimpse, the first Black British anthology of speculative fiction (Peepal Tree Press, 2022). Her third novel, This One Sky Day aka Popisho, is published in paperback by Faber & Faber and Picador USA. In 2023, she was named as a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature.