Gigantic is the new novel by UEA alumnus Ashley Stokes and is published by Unsung Books this week. Ashley graduated from the UEA MA in Creative Writing in 1997 and published his first novel Touching the Starfish in 2010. His debut collection of stories The Syllabus of Errors was published in 2013 and shortlisted for the Saboteur Best Short Story Collection award and longlisted for the Frank O’Connor International Short Story Prize and the Edge Hill Short Story Prize. He is the co-editor of the Unthology series of story story anthologies and founder of the Unthank School of Writing. Ashley has also taught Creative Writing at UEA, Norwich University of the Arts and for the Open University.