Giselle Leeb reading at the Elbow Room Prize 2016Giselle Leeb grew up in South Africa and lives in Nottingham. Her short stories have appeared in over forty publications, including Best British Short Stories 2017 (Salt), Ambit, Mslexia, The Lonely Crowd, Litro, Black Static, and Lady Churchill’s Rosebud Wristlet. She has been placed or shortlisted in competitions including the Ambit, Bridport and Mslexia prizes. She is an assistant editor at Reckoning Journal and a Word Factory Apprentice Award winner 2019. She was chosen to attend the David Higham Associates New Writers’ open week in 2021.
Twitter: @gisellekleeb

Forthcoming, Nightjar Press

So excited to get an acceptance from Nightjar Press for ‘The Little Ghost’. The publisher and editor is Nicholas Royle and stories are published in limited edition single short-story chapbooks by individual authors. Publication date tbc.

My story, ‘The Goldfinch is Fine’ wins first prize in the Seventy2One Short Story Competition

Sunburnt Saints - an anthology of Climate FictionI’m absolutely thrilled my short story, ‘The Goldfinch is Fine’, won first place in the Seventy2One Short Story Competition, judged by Lucie McKnight Hardy, published in the Sunburnt Saints anthology, Edited by Hannah Persaud, in November 2021. (First published by TSS Publishing.)

Order a copy here.