Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Horror, SciFi & Fantasy, Performance Poetry, Plays and Scripts, Writing for Children, Writing for Young Adults

Writer Biography

After a London childhood Ian moved to Nottingham where he worked with children with learning disabilities. He went on to spend ten years traveling, teaching and freelance writing in East Asia. He returned to Nottingham in 2005 with his wife and children. Ian is active in both the art and literary communities in the East Midlands. He exhibits his artwork regularly.


Selected Publications

2009 Making Grampie, broadcast online at shortstoryradio.com
2008 The Croc at Coopers Rock, in Making Changes, anthology of children’s short stories, Bridge House Publishing. Pythons and Cornflakes, in Oriental Tales – Anthology of travel writers, Simulacrum Press Publishers
2007 Death in the Chat Room, in Three D 07: Anthology of Nottingham writing, Launderette Books Ltd.
2006 Beer and Bombs in Three D 06: Anthology of Nottingham writing, Launderette Books Ltd.

Contributed To

Over 100 articles contributed to newspapers, magazines and web sites worldwide.

Performances & Workshops

2009 Word of Mouth reading performance at the Royal Concert Hall, Nott’m
2008 Word of Mouth reading performance at the Royal Concert Hall, Nott’m
2007 Lowdham Book Festival performance.
2007 Tripod Magazine podcasts Requiem for My Mum.

Prizes & Awards

Making Grampie wins first prize in the annual Radio Short Story competition (2008)
Awarded grant to attend the Arvon Theatre Writing Course (Nov 2009)
Runner up in the Red Ladder 2009 stage play competition.

Available for the following:

  • Lectures / Talks / Panels
  • Teaching
  • Live Performances
  • Workshops
  • Community Group Work
  • Volunteering
  • Work Experience/Qualifications

    10 years teaching experience with 5-18 years old and adult classes.
    TEFL RSA qualified. crb check avialable

    MA in Creative Writing Distinction. (NTU)

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