Gaynor Jones is the recipient of a 2020 Northern Writer’s Award from New Writing North for her short story collection, GIRLS WHO GET TAKEN.
She has won first prize in several short fiction competitions, including the Bath Flash Fiction Prize and the Mairtín Crawford Short Story Award, and has placed or been listed in others including the Bridport Prize and Aesthetica.
She has performed her work at many spoken word nights in the north, and as a guest of For Books’ Sake at the 2019 Edinburgh Fringe.
She loves stories that feature wayward teens, middle-aged women who’ve had enough, and the darker sides of suburban life. She is working on her first novel.