Richard Farren Barber

Location
Long Eaton, Derbyshire
Genre
Horror, SciFi & Fantasy

Writer Biography

Richard Farren Barber was born in Nottingham in July 1970. After studying in London he returned to the East Midlands. He lives with his wife and son and works as a Development Services Manager for a local university.

He has had stories published in Alt-Dead, Alt Zombie, Blood Oranges, The British Fantasy Society Journal, The Horror Zine, Murky Depths, Midnight Echo, Midnight Street, Morpheus Tales, MT Urban Horror Special, Night Terrors II, The House of Horror, Siblings, Thirteen, The 13 Ghosts of Christmas, Trembles, Terror Scribes and many others. His work has been broadcast on BBC Radio Derby and Erewash Sound.

His first novella & The Power of Nothing& was published by Damnation Books in September 2013. His second novella & The Sleeping Dead& will be published by DarkFuse in August 2014. His website is www.richardfarrenbarber.co.uk

Bibliography

Selected Publications

Novellas:

The Power of Nothing – Damnation Books

Short stories:

Paternoster Blues – Murky Depths

Skin Deep – Siblings (Horror Writers’ Association Recommended Read 2012 and Honourable mention in Ellen Datlow’s Best Horror of 2012)

The Bridge People – British Fantasy Journal (Honourable mention in Ellen Datlow’s Best Horror of 2012)

Where the Stones Lie – The 13 ghosts of Christmas (Honourable mention in Ellen Datlow’s Best Horror of 2012)

The Watching Post – winner of the Writing East Midlands/Lincolnshire Echo short story competition 2012/13

Prizes & Awards

Winner of the Writing East Midlands/Lincolnshire Echo short story competition 2012/13

My Work

The Power of Nothing
Publisher: Damnation Books

Websites, blogs and links to work