Author: Jo Mazelis

Jo Mazelis is a novelist, short story writer, poet and essayist. Her collection of stories Diving Girls (2002) was short-listed for The Commonwealth Best First Book and Welsh Book of the Year. Her second book, Circle Games (2005) was long-listed for Welsh Book of the Year. Trained at Art School, she worked for many years in London in magazine publishing as a freelance photographer, designer and illustrator. She has won prizes for her short stories in The Rhys Davies, Allen Raine and PenFro competitions. Her stories have appeared in many anthologies and magazines and broadcast on Radio Four. Her novel Significance (Seren, 2014) was long-listed for The Jerwood Fiction Uncovered Award, 2015.