Giselle Leeb interviews Adam Marek for The Word Factory

Adam Marek on Fantastical Fiction: ‘sometimes, what we wrestle with as humans isn’t explicable in realist terms’ Adam Marek is the author of the celebrated short story collections, Instruction Manual for Swallowing and The Stone Thrower. Word Factory Apprentice Award winner Giselle Leeb interviews him about how fantastical fiction compares to realist fiction, getting it … Read more

Giselle Leeb interviews Ian Sansom for The Word Factory

Ian Sansom on funny writing: ‘There are as many types of humour as there are people’ Ian Sansom is the author of the celebrated Mobile Library Mystery series. Word Factory Apprentice Award winner Giselle Leeb interviews him about humour writing, dark jokes and whether you can teach someone to be funny. You can read the … Read more

Gothic Delights, with Elizabeth Macneal & Giselle Leeb

Wednesday 18th March 18:30 at Waterstones, Nottingham Cancelled due to Coronavirus We love a bit of Goth-lit here at Waterstones Nottingham, and the past year has brought a feast of great reads to suit our palette. Come and join us in the Sillitoe Room for a conversation about dark literature, with award-winning local horror writer … Read more

Rattle Tales, Brighton Festival Fringe 2016

I had a great time reading my short story, ‘As you Follow’, and listening to the other great stories at the Rattle Tales Fringe performance in Brighton. You can read Sarah Hegarty’s review here.