Gwendoline Riley

Gwendoline Riley’s first novel Cold Water (Cape, 2002) won the 2002 Betty Trask Prize for a First Novel. Her second Sick Notes is also published by Cape.

Anthologies featuring Gwendoline Riley


Real or surreal, despairing or defiant, these stories prove that far from being a genre of offcuts and unfinished ideas, the short story, if only we give it a moment, is very much alive and well.

Manchester Stories 3

Launched March 11, 2002, on the 25th Floor of the CIS Building, Manchester, in conjunction with Co-Op Insurance Services.