Leigh Goodall was born and raised in Kirkby, a small town on the edge of Liverpool, and has been writing for as long as she can remember. After graduating with a degree in Creative Writing from Edge Hill University in 2015, Leigh went on to study an MA in Creative Writing a year later. During her time on the MA, she won the Edge Hill Short Story Prize (MA category) 2017 for her short story titled ‘Maureen’. Leigh lives in Kirkby with her fiancé Seamus and their four-year-old daughter Eden. She is working towards completing her first short story collection and has the intent to start writing her first novel firmly in her notebook.