the biwc management team
Phil is co-founder of the British and Irish Writing Community and blames Lee and Damien for the whole thing. He's a blogger and reviewer at the Speculative Faction. When he gets time, he also writes.
Mainly he eats pizza.
Lee is a musician, author and Longsword fighter from Lincoln in the UK - Author of The Dead Sagas series and co-founder of the British and Irish Writing Community. He's also a HEMA instructor at Wolfshead Western Martial Arts Centre. Lee also reviews books here.
Damien is an Irish science fiction author and co-founder of the British and Irish Writing Community. His debut SF novel Big Red was published by Dancing Lemur Press and went on to be longlisted for the BSFA award for Best Novel. He lives in Dublin, Ireland and is working on his next novel Blood Red Sand.
PS Livingstone writes epic contemporary fantasy and is the author of The Transcendent Saga series. She dabbles in short stories and is a well renowned grammar fiend which is why she's our editor-in-chief. She lives in Glasgow with her partner and three cats and can often be found in her allotment, usually covered in mud. Her website is here.
Wrestler of words, builder of worlds. J E Hannaford is powered by coffee, dragons and whisky. She teaches biology in the real world and invents fantasy beasts to populate her own. She writes fantasy novels and weird short stories. Her site is here.
Annabel is a fantasy writer, indulgent fan-fictioner and research scientist based in Lanark, Scotland. Her first book is an epic fantasy titled The Hollow Mage. She lives with her patient husband, lovely dog and her two exceedingly grumpy feline masters.
Runner-up for The Patrick Kavanagh Poetry Award and recipient of a Tyrone Guthrie Bursary, Eve Marie Power writes as Dixon Reuel, author of the upcoming Blood Brute series. Rise of One, is Dixon's debut novel about Rise and his vampire coven surviving a zombie apocalypse.
Dixon lives in Dublin and has a First in History & Early Irish Studies. She is also our brilliant social media coordinator. Her site is here.