2472 Online Guest Writer Event: Short Fiction – Leone Ross in conversation with Yan Ge

2472 Online Guest Writer Event: Short Fiction – Leone Ross in conversation with Yan Ge

Date(s) - Mon 5th Feb, 2024
8:00pm - 9:00pm

Online, Moniack Mhor Hosting, via Zoom,

Please join our online Short Fiction course participants and tutor in welcoming writer Leone Ross to our virtual floor! In this one-hour session delivered via Zoom, Leone will read from and discuss her work in conversation with writer Yan Ge, tutor of our current online Moniack in a Month: Short Fiction course. There will also be a short time for questions from our audience.


We are happy to be able to extend access to our online Moniack in a Month Guest Reader events on a ‘pay as you can’ basis.

Guest Writer

Leone Ross is a novelist, short story writer and editor. Her fiction has been nominated for the Women’s Prize, the Goldsmiths award, the RSL Ondaatje award, and the Edge Hill Prize, among others. In 2022, she won the Manchester Prize for Fiction for her short story, ‘When We Went Gallivanting’. The Guardian has praised her ‘searing empathy’ and the Times Literary Supplement called her ‘a pointilliste, a master of detail…’ Ross has taught creative writing for 20 years, up to PhD level. Her third novel, This One Sky Day aka Popisho was published in 2021 (Faber & Faber). She is the editor of Glimpse: A Black British Anthology of Speculative Fiction (2022, Peepal Tree Press).


Yan Ge was born in Sichuan, China in 1984. She is a fiction writer in both Chinese and English, and is the author of 14 books in Chinese, including six novels. She has received numerous awards and was named by People’s Literature magazine as one of 20 future literature masters in China. Her work has been translated into 11 languages, including English, French and German. The latest English translation of her novel, Strange Beasts of China, was one of the New York Times Notable Books of 2021.  

Yan’s English writing has appeared in the New York Times, the Irish Times, TLS, Granta, The Stinging Fly and elsewhere. She has an MFA in Creative Writing from the University of East Anglia where she was the recipient of the UEA International Award 2018/19. Her English language debut short story collection Elsewhere was published by Faber in the UK and Scribner in the USA in summer 2023 and was named a New Yorker book of the year. Yan lives in Norwich with her husband and son.  


We are running this as a ‘pay as you can’ event. Please see our booking options below.

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This course is now fully booked. Please contact us on info@moniackmhor.org.uk or 01463 741 675 to be added to the waiting list.

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