Ben Gilbert


Founder of TheBlueSpace Guides Co-operative, Nepal and a consultant to Child Space Foundation, Nepal. Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society.

Published Books: The World Peace Journals (Garuda Books 2013), No Place Like Home (Garuda Books 2013) and Mumbo Jumbo (Garuda Books 2015), The Scallops of Rye Bay (Garuda Books – 2022).

Submissions Reader: The Masters Review, Bend, Oregon, USA.

In Journals:

1. Poached Hare Journal (2019: Identity Theme)
2. Scarlet Leaf Review (Nov 2019, April 2020, Oct 2020, Jan 2021, Nov 2021, Jan 2022, Feb 2022)
3. Fear of Monkeys (Dec 2019, Dec 2020 , April 2022, Fall 2022, April 2023, Fall 2023)
4. Twisted Vine journal, Western New Mexico University (Dec 2019)
5. Bookends Review (April 2020)
6. pacificREVIEW , a west coast arts review annual sdsu (2020, Synchronous Theme)
7. Literary Veganism: an online journal (May 2020, Sept 2020)
8. Dead Mule School of Southern Literature (July 2020)
9. The Masters Review (August 2022, Jan 2023)

Where to find Ben Gilbert online

Where to buy in print


The Scallops of Rye Bay
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 32,580. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2022. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Eight Short Stories of Dark Fiction. Tales of Night and Ice, interwoven with the Supernatural. A modern reflection of sparks that lurk within the dark.
Mumbo Jumbo
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 116,050. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Adventure » General
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
Fact and Fiction - A diverse collection of dark stories and travel journals. If you enjoy reading about weird experiences and eccentric perceptions, then Mumbo Jumbo is for you!
Breast Fed by Telephone
Price: Free! Words: 5,420. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2013. Categories: Poetry » Contemporary Poetry, Poetry » U.K. Poetry
A collection of modern poetry, from playful and provocative to profound and poignant, through these poems Ben Gilbert shares his unique and refreshing perspective on many aspects of modern living.
The World Peace Journals
Price: $3.99 USD. (Free until Sep. 6!) Words: 102,660. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals, Nonfiction » Travel » Hikes & walks
A Himalayan Journey into Madness, Mayhem and Adventure ! "Adventure as it should be - just do it and damn the rest!" - Ian Thurlby, founder of The Blue Space Guides' Co-operative.
No Place Like Home
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 91,690. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Adventure » General
A perilous journey full of love, deception and delusion. "This will be a book for the decade. A true and gritty adventure, but with so much real humanity and emotion bursting out of every page." - Elizabeth Dalkeith.