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MOST RECENT PUBLICATION

Come Let Us Sing Anyway

Peepal Tree Press, UK, June 5th 2017.

NOVELS

Orange Laughter
Picador USA 2001; Actes Sud, France 2001; Farrar Strauss & Giroux, USA, 2000; Anchor Press, UK, 2000; Angela Royal Publishing, UK, 1999.
All The Blood Is Red
Actes Sud, France, 2002; Angela Royal Publishing, UK, 1996.

 

CHAPBOOK

The Woman Who Lived In A Restaurant [LIMITED EDITION: SOLD OUT!!]

Nightjar Press, UK, October 2015

 

SHORT STORY ANTHOLOGIES

'The Mullerian Eminence' in Closure: Contemporary Black British Short Stories, ed Jacob Ross (Peepal Tree Press, UK: London, September 2015)
'Fix' in The World To Come, eds. Patrick West & Om Dwivadi (Australia: Spineless Wonders, July 2014)

‘Smile’ in Minuteman, 1st edition, ed. 12 (Awe&TheAbyss, April 2013) http://minutemanproject.tumblr.com/

“Roll It” in Kingston Noir, ed. Colin Channer (Akashic Books: USA, May 2012)

“Love Silk Food” in The Best British Short Stories 2011, ed. Nicholas Royle (UK: Salt Publishing, October 2011)
“Love Silk Food” in Wasafari magazine, eds. Bernardine Evaristo and Karen McCarthy (USA, September 2010)
“When The River” in Making The Hook Up: Edgy Sex with Soul, ed. Cole Riley (USA: Cleis Press, March 2010)
“The Heart Has No Bones” in Incommunicado, eds. Romy Ashe and Tom Doig (Australia: Express Media, May 2006)

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“Breakfast Time” in Tell Tales, The Anthology of Short Stories, Vol. 2, eds. ​Rajeev Balasuramanyam and Courttia Newland (London: Flipped Eye Publishing Ltd., June 2005)
“Breathing” in Spoonface: A Collection of Short Fiction, ed. Clem Cairns (Ireland: Fish Publishing, 2004)
“President Daisy” in The Writer Fellow: An Anthology  (Dublin: Oscar Wilde Centre at Trinity College Dublin, Ireland 2004)

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“Contract” in Brown Sugar 3, ed. Carol Taylor (USA: Simon & Schuster, July 2003)
“Art, for Fuck’s Sake” in Brown Sugar 2, ed. Carol Taylor (USA: Simon & Schuster, December 2002)
“Façade” in England Calling: 24 Stories for the 21st Century (UK: Weidenfeld Press, 2001)
“Covenant” in Whispers in the Walls: Black and Asian Voices, eds. Leone Ross & Yvonne Brissett (UK: Tindal Street, 2001)​
“Covenant” in Obsidian III: Literature in the African Diaspora, ed. Kwame Dawes (USA: North Carolina State University Press, 2001) 
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“Tasting Songs” reprinted in The Year’s Best Fantasy and Horror: 14th Annual Collection, ed. Ellen Datlow (USA: St. Martin’s Press, 2001)
“Drag” in Brown Sugar: A Collection of Erotic Black Fiction, ed. Carol Taylor (USA: Dutton Plume, January 2001)
“Mudman” in Time Out London Short Stories, Vol. II, ed. Nicholas Royle (USA & UK: Penguin, 2000)
“Tasting Songs” in Dark Matter: A Century of Speculative Fiction from the African Diaspora, ed. Sheree R. Thomas (Hardback; USA: Warner Books, July 2000; trade paperback, Aspect, July 2001)
“And You Know This” in Wild Ways: Stories of Women on the Road, eds. Margo Daley and Jill Dawson (UK: Sceptre Press, 1997)
Short stories (“Phone Call to a Rape Crisis Centre” and “Façade”) in Burning Words, Flaming Images, ed. Kadija Sesay (UK: SAKS Media, 1996) 
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NON-FICTION

'How To Write Weird Shit' in The Art of the Novel (UK: Salt Publishing, 2015)

Foreword to David I. Muir's The Real Rock: Pieces of Jamaica (Jamaica: 2012)
“The People” in Discover Jamaica (UK: Insight Guides, 2000)
How Many Storeys? The History of Housing Associations in the UK (as LJ Ross) (UK: Ujima Housing Association, 2000)
Afterword to Laurie Gunst’s Born Fi’ Dead:  A Journey through the Yardie Posse Underworld (UK: Canongate, 1995)
"Black Narcissus" in IC3: The Penguin Book of New Black Writing in Britain, eds. Courttia Newland & Kadija Sesay (UK: Penguin, 2000)


POETRY
Poetry (“Rooms,” “Ouch,” “Sex Myths,” “Incidents at 3 A.M.”) in Burning Words, Flaming Images, ed. Kadija Sesay (UK: SAKS Media, 1996)
Poetry in Creation Fire: A CAFRA Anthology of Caribbean Women’s Poetry, ed. Ramabai Espinet (Canada: Sister Vision Press, October 1989)​

 

EDITORSHIP

Purple Lights  ed. Leone Ross (UK: Fincham Press, University of Roehampton, 2016)

Screams & Silences ed. Leone Ross (UK: Fincham Press, University of Roehampton, 2015)

The Trouble With Parallel Universes, ed. Leone Ross (UK: Fincham Press, University of Roehampton, 2014)

Whispers in the Walls: Black and Asian Voices, eds. Leone Ross & Yvonne Brissett (UK: Tindal Street, 2001)​