Zoe Gilbert

Zoe Gilbert’s short stories have appeared in anthologies and journals in the UK and internationally. She is currently working on her first collection of stories inspired by folk tales, and is studying for a PhD in creative writing at the University of Chichester. Her story ‘Fishskin, Hareskin’ won the Costa Short Story Award 2014.

Anthologies featuring Zoe Gilbert


Polish and British writers journey into the heart of darkness that is Europe to write responses and meditations on Conrad’s writing.

Thought X: Fictions and Hypotheticals

An anthology of specially-commissioned stories exploring thought experiments and their use in science to crack fundamental problems.

Spindles: Stories from the Science of Sleep

Short stories informed by explorations of the science of sleep