Vanessa Gebbie


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Vanessa Gebbie is a novelist, short storyist, editor, writing tutor and occasional poet. Her novel The Coward’s Tale (Bloomsbury) was selected as a Financial Times Book of the Year and Guardian readers’ book of the year.

She is author of two collections: Words from a Glass Bubble - a collection of mainly prize-winning stories - and Storm Warning (Salt Modern Fiction). She is contributing editor of Short Circuit - Guide to the Art of the Short Story (Salt). Her fifth book in as many years is forthcoming later in 2012.

Vanessa's stories have been commissioned by literary journals, the British Council, for BBC Radio 3 and BBC Radio 4, and are widely anthologised. Married with two grown sons, she lives in Sussex. www.vanessagebbie.com
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Fresh fields...

I have decided to stop blogging - not that that changes much - the world of the blogosphere is pretty dead, no one is really bothering any more, it takes time, and most importantly, how many posts in 2018? None. And yet I've been so busy!

A few years back I'd have been updating this blog every few days - running this or that, judging this or that, new book on the chocks, a reading, a festival, a re Read more of this blog post »
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The Coward's Tale

4.09 avg rating — 290 ratings — published 2011 — 9 editions
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Short Circuit: A Guide to t...

3.93 avg rating — 111 ratings — published 2009 — 2 editions
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Words from a Glass Bubble

4.27 avg rating — 44 ratings — published 2008 — 4 editions
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Storm Warning

4.05 avg rating — 21 ratings — published 2010 — 2 editions
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Ed's Wife and Other Creatures

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A Short History of Synchron...

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Memorandum: Poems for the F...

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Nothing to Worry About: Fla...

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The Half-Life of Fathers

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One World: A Global Antholo...

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