About Giselle Leeb

Giselle Leeb

Giselle Leeb’s debut short story collection, Mammals, I Think We Are Called (Salt, 2022), was longlisted for the Edge Hill Short Story Prize 2023. Her short stories have been widely published in journals, magazines, and anthologies, 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 and shortlisted in competitions including the Ambit, Bridport and Mslexia prizes, and won the Seventy2One Short Story Competition for climate fiction, judged by Lucie McKnight Hardy. She is a Word Factory Apprentice Award winner 2019 and was chosen to attend the David Higham Associates New Writers’ Open Week in 2021. She is an assistant editor at Reckoning Journal. She grew up in South Africa and lives in Nottingham.