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Leone Ross is a Jamaican/British writer. Her first novel All The Blood Is Red was longlisted for the 1997 Orange Prize for Literature. Her second novel Orange Laughter was chosen as a BBC Radio 4 Women’s Hour Watershed Fiction favourite and was named by Wasafiri magazine as one of the most influential British novels of the last 25 years. Her short story collection Come Let Us Sing Anyway was published in 2017 by Peepal Tree Press and was nominated for Jhalak Prize and Edge Hill Prize.

Ross is a senior lecturer in Creative Writing at Roehampton University.