Leone Ross is a Jamaican/British award-winning writer, editor and lecturer. She is the author of two novels and numerous short stories. Her next novel, This One Sky is due in 2016. She won an Arts Council award in 2001, was runner-up for the VS Pritchett Prize in 2010 and, in 2013, her short story collection, now entitled Come Let Us Sing Anyway, was shortlisted for Salt’s Scott Prize. She works as a senior lecturer at the University of Roehampton in London. In 2015, she is judge to the Wimbledon BookFest and the Manchester Fiction Prize.