Interview sample

Short Story Masterclass with Alison MacLeod – for Thresholds International Short

Story Forum (2017)

Cultural Life with Alison MacLeod (The Independent, 2013)

‘Favourite first lines’  (The Observer)

Prism International

BookGroup.Info (2013)

The Toronto Quarterly (2013)

Canada’s The Chronicle Herald (2013)

Slightly Bookist (2013)

Short Fiction (2012)

Word Factory (video, 2012)

BBC ‘Front Row’ interview  (audio, 2011)

Storyville (Bristol Short Story Prize organisation)   (2011)


On writing

‘Only Write’ at Bookanista

Alison at Scottish BookTrust: on History & Fiction

at Canada Writes

Alison MacLeod’s story-writing advice at The London Writer’s Club and at Thresholds


On literature

2013 on Katherine Mansfield for  Comma Press (video)

Alison’s top 10 short stories in the Guardian 

Alison’s top 10 stories about infidelity in the Guardian

On the power of short fiction in The Sunday Times


Related work

The University of Chichester’s M.A. in Creative Writing programme  (Alison is also a Ph.D supervisor at Chichester.  For enquiries:

Thresholds Short Story Forum   (Alison is Director.)

Short Fiction in Theory and Practice (Alison is Associate Editor.)

Writers at LIBERTY

The Charleston-Chichester Award for Lifetime Excellence in Short Fiction

The National Academy of Writing  (Alison is a Patron.)

New Writing South  (Alison is an Artistic Associate with NWS.)

The London Magazine  (Alison is a Literary Associate and has published stories with The LM.)