Rupert Dastur is founding editor at TSS Publishing. He studied English at the University of Cambridge and his writing has been longlisted and shortlisted for various prizes, including the Bath Short Story Award and he won the Federation of Scottish Writers Award in 2018. He is represented by Emma Leong at Janklow & Nesbit and his first novel, CLOUDLESS is due to be published in 2025.
Katy Darby studied English Literature at Somerville College, Oxford and took her MA in Creative Writing at the University of East Anglia, where she received the David Higham Award.Her fiction has been read on BBC Radio, and she has published stories in magazines including Slice, Mslexia and The London Magazine, as well as winning prizes in several international fiction competitions (Fish, Arvon and Bridport, among others). Her first novel, The Whores' Asylum, was published by Fig Tree (Penguin) in February 2012.She teaches Short Story Writing and Novel Writing at City University and co-runs the monthly live fiction event Liars' League. She lives in London.
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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. She is a Word Factory Apprentice Award winner 2019, and an assistant editor at Reckoning Journal. Find out more on her website and follow her on Twitter @gisellekleeb