Congratulations to PLAYA alum, Leslie Kirk Campbell on her debut novel.

Leslie Kirk Campbell, of San Fransisco, California has had her debut novel, The Man With Eight Pairs Of Legs, a collection of fiction short stories, published by Sarabande Books in 2022. Campbell was the winner of the 2020 Mary McCarthy Prize in short fiction, which led to the publication of her debut novel. Anthony Doerr (All The Light We Cannot See, Cloud Cuckoo Land) describes Campbell’s work, “These are marvelous, stirring stories, sometimes sexy, sometimes harrowing, somehow both timeless and timely.”