Lesley Mace is the winner of the 2015, Crime Writers' Association, Margery Allingham, Short Story prize and has had more than sixty pieces of work published.
She has been published in Writers’ Forum (three times winning first prize in their monthly competition); Bewildering Stories; Ink, Sweat and Tears; Graffiti Magazine; Chester University’s Flash: The International Short-Short Story Magazine and The Boston Literary Magazine. Following a character into terror led her story, Tourists, to be runner-up in the 2016, Swansea District Circle's Horror Competition, and published in the anthology, Dark Gathering. Lesley is coordinator for her local writers’ group The Stortford Scribblers, an Escalator Award Alumna and was shortlisted again for a second Award in 2013. She has been awarded an Arts Council England grant for her writing.