P D Dawson has had his work published in Under the Bed, Beyond Imagination, Schlock! Webzine and Earlyworks Press. His stories have also appeared in two printed books, both of which were published by Almond Press. One is Broken Worlds, a collection of dystopian stories and the other, Apocalypse Chronicles, a collection of stories about the end of the world. He was delighted to have won the annual Almond Press short contest in 2015, and is currently working hard on a dystopian novel about a walled city shut off from the rest of the world. Nothing can keep him from writing. At any one time he finds himself juggling many stories in his head, and is excited by the challenge of getting them published for all to read. You can find out more at his website – www.pddawson.com Also, follow Paul on Twitter at @PDDawson_ Ash, fear, moments of reconciliation; darkness, hope, moments of regret. What will the Apocalypse bring for you? Apocalypse Chronicles brings together stories, memories, and endings. Woven together by their collective experience, each tale offers a unique and harrowing understanding of what the Apocalypse will mean for their world. Families, worlds, futures and pasts are explored in this unique anthology that brings together fiction from authors from across the globe. Bear witness to the end of the world as you know it; but will you know how it will end? We invite you to read and hope you enjoy this collection. AmazoniBooks
Robert is a freelance writer and cultural activist. He writes prose, scripts and poetry, and attempts to twin that with his passion for calling for holistic political, economic and environmental change. He firmly believes that the arts have a huge role to play in shaping our society and helping foster community. Robert hopes to inspire people with his stories.
Samuel’s short story Carrier won first place in our Fall contest. From the city of Bath in Somerset, England, Samuel Dodson graduated from Warwick University with a First Class BA Hons in English Literature & Creative Writing. Having worked as an editor and writer for the internationally acclaimed Contemporary and Modern Art online gallery and also as the Regional Editor for the UK & Europe for Food magazine Guestaurant. Samuel returned to Warwick to take his MA in Writing and continue writing a novel based on the memoirs his grandfather left him detailing his experiences as a medical officer in the Second World War. His short story Living was published in the Verge 2011 Anthology, The Unknowable.
Thomas Brown is a postgraduate student at the University of Southampton, where he is studying for an MA in Creative Writing. He has been Co-Editor of Dark River Press and has written for a number of magazines, websites and independent publishers. In 2010 Thomas won the University of Southampton’s Flash Fiction Competition for his story, ‘Crowman’. He is also a proud member of the dark fiction writing group: Pen of the Damned. Literary influences include Friedrich Nietzsche, S. T. Joshi and Russian novelist Andrei Makine.