This month Martin Nathan interviews Lindsay Gillespie who was a finalist in the Costa Short Story prize this year with her story Pholas Dactylus. The Costa prize involves them recording the three stories and then a public vote.

You can also listen to one of the stories she wrote for Story Radio two years ago, A Summoning Spell, read by Saskia Butler.

If you would like to read her prize-winning story you can download Pholas Dactylus here.

Warning: A Summoning Spell contains some adult language and is not suitable for under-18s.