Directory: Moyette Gibbons

Moyette Gibbons


Moyette has worked for most of her career as a journalist, writer and editor, including stints at the BBC, Bloomberg News, and as an Eastern Europe correspondent. She holds an MFA in Creative Writing from Queens University of Charlotte in North Carolina and is at work on her debut novel.

Moyette studied on the Curtis Brown Creative online novel writing course and completed the Faber Academy’s WIP novel course in 2019. Her novel-in-progress was shortlisted for the TLC Pen Factor Award 2021 and a finalist at the David Higham Associates literary agency's Open Week for Writers. It also won The Winchester Writers’ Weekend Opening of a Novel Competition and was shortlisted for The Yeovil Literary Prize and the Flash 500 Novel Competition in 2020. Her fiction has been shortlisted for the Impress Prize, BBC Radio 4, and was longlisted in the Mslexia Novel Competition.

A Londoner-in-exile, she lives in Switzerland.

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