"...a master of detail..."

-Times Literary Supplement



"Incredible...so sexy..."

-BBC Radio 4

"searingly empathetic...outrageously funny..."

The Guardian

"an exceptionally fine novel..."

- Daily Telegraph



"Orange Laughter is a brilliant novel..."

-World Literature

 Today

LEONE'S TEDx TALK

In 2011, Leone was invited to Bratislava, Slovakia to take part in their Tedx event. Challenged, like all TED speakers, to deliver 'the talk of your life' she chose the simply titled Five Things Writing Has Taught Me About Life.

To see the talk, click below.

 

ON THE ROAD

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LATEST                                                                         

* FARRAR, STRAUS & GIROUX buys US rights to THIS ONE SKY DAY [to be titled 'Popisho' in America]

FABER & FABER pre-empts World Rights, all languages, on THIS ONE SKY DAY, Leone Ross's third novel

https://www.faber.co.uk/blog/faber-pre-empts-leone-rosss-this-one-sky-day/

 

 

 

 

 

*Sat June 3rd, 5.45pm, LEEDS LAUNCH OF LEONE'S SHORT STORY COLLECTION - 'COME LET US SING ANYWAY' hosted by the Northern Short Story Festival! Tickets here

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

* June 17th - WORKSHOP: How to Edit The Hell Out of Your Fiction. At GrrrlCon (Manchester) 2017

 

 

 

 

 



NEWS FEED

                        Peepal Tree Press

        Published June 5, 2017

            

                           
LEONE ROSS'S TOP 20 BOOKS


1. 100 Years of Solitude by Gabriel Garcia Marquez

2. Song of Solomon by Toni Morrison

3. The Long Walk by Stephen King

4. My Family And Other Animals by Gerald Durrell

5. The Lunatic by Anthony C. Winkler

6. Little Birds by Anais Nin

7. Pronoia by Rob Brezny

8. Cane by Jean Toomer

9. Anything ever written by Sherwood Andersen

10. James & The Giant Peach by Roald Dahl

11. Invisible Man by Ralph Ellison

12. Dutchman by Amiri Baraka

13. Sex Tips For Girls by Cynthia Heimel

14. Geek Love by Katharine Dunn

15. Great Expectations by Charles Dickens

16. On Chesil Beach by Ian McKewan

17. Midnight’s Children by Salman Rushdie

18. Magical Realist Fiction ed. David Young 

19. A Right To Be Hostile by Aaron McGruder

20. The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood

 

LEONE'S TOP FIVE WRITING TIPS

 

1. Turn up to the page.

2. Progress, not perfection

(that comes later!)

3. Keep a journal.

4. Read the brave writers.

5. Learn your craft.

 

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