Hesper Leveret

Hesper Leveret is a speculative fiction writer whose work emphasizes the beautiful, lyrical, and strange. She was born and raised in Southampton, then read Ancient & Modern History at Balliol College Oxford. She has done a variety of jobs including SEO writing, project management, procurement, writing questions for the TV quiz shows Mastermind and The Weakest Link, and selling books in Waterstone’s.

She lived for several years in Derby, where she enjoyed exploring the Peak District but missed living near the sea. She is now based in Liverpool, UK, where she lives with her rock-climbing husband, two young sons, and chronic pain. Her stories have appeared in venues including Fireside, Interzone, Luna Station Quarterly, and anthologies from Wyldblood Press and All Worlds Wayfarer. Since September 2020, she has been a slush reader for Apex Magazine.

Her interests include baking cakes, reading books, escaping rooms, scrapbooking, and anything historical.